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Your puppy deserves the best, so look to our experts to learn everything you need to know about puppy training, nutrition, health, behavior and more. Following our experts’ tips will help you ensure your new pup lives his best life.

Featured Puppy Articles
Puppy's First Week
This is an exciting time. And… there is going to be a period of adjustment. The following tips will lay the foundation for a long, happy life together and make the transition as easy as possible.
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Wondering what to feed a puppy? With so many options, it can be hard to choose. The important thing to remember is puppies need a complete and balanced puppy food. Learn more about what to feed puppies from Purina’s experts here.
Puppy Energy Level
Puppy behavior and their energy levels change with time. Here are the stages.

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Classic puppy phase. He's probably seeking attention, feeling anxious or just getting bored. We have a couple solutions.
Sometimes puppies can be finicky eaters, but other times serious health issues could be at play. Let’s check into how your puppy is responding to dry dog food.
Proper nutrition has an important effect on your puppy’s growth and development. But how often should you feed a puppy? It depends on how old your puppy is.
Do you think your puppy may be ready for adult dog food? Let's explore the variables that can determine when to switch your puppy to adult dog food.
Wondering what to feed a puppy? With so many options, it can be hard to choose. The important thing to remember is puppies need a complete and balanced puppy food. Learn more about what to feed puppies from Purina’s experts here.
Learn the basic tools and gear you need to bring a new puppy into your home.
“What can puppies eat?” “Can I feed my puppy adult dog food?” “What food is the best for puppies?” New puppy owners may find themselves asking these questions and more. Making sure your puppy has all the nutrition he needs is one of the most important things you can do to help him grow into a strong, healthy dog.
Learn how to introduce your puppy to other pets and your home environment
Puppies require nutritionally complete and balanced, regular meals in order for your puppy to grow and develop. Let’s take a look at puppy nutrition together: what to feed, when to feed and when to switch to an adult food.
Curious about when to stop feeding puppy food? Maturity varies by breed, so there’s no one-size-fits-all timeline. Purina’s experts explain here.
Curious about how to train a puppy? You’re not alone, which is why Purina behaviorists offer several puppy training tips to get you and your new canine companion on the road to success. See all our tips here.
Knowing how much to feed your puppy can be challenging. Let’s walk through the main determining variables like age, breed size, activity level, and current weight that determine how many calories your puppy needs.