Dog & Cat Articles with Advice from Our Experts

Looking for expert advice on dog and cat care? Our Purina experts have got you covered with a variety of informative articles on behavior, feeding, getting a new pet, health, puppies and kittens, and senior pets. Whether you're a new pet owner or a seasoned pro, our comprehensive collection of articles provides valuable insights on training techniques, feeding schedules, exercise routines, grooming, and preventative care measures. With our expert guidance, you can ensure that your furry friends are happy and healthy at every stage of their lives. So why wait? Check out our articles today and start giving your beloved dogs and cats the best possible care!

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Why Won’t My Dog Eat?
Why Won’t My Dog Eat?
Dogs stop eating for many reasons, including being a picky eater. Learn why some canines lose their appetite, and when you should contact your veterinarian.
Sensitive Stomach Dog Food: What You Should Know
Sensitive Stomach Dog Food: What You Should Know
Thinking about switching your dog to sensitive stomach dog food? Learn the symptoms of a sensitive stomach and if a sensitive stomach dog food may be right for them
How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How much exercise does a dog need? Learn from Purina dog care experts how often you should exercise your dog and fun games to improve your dog's overall health.
Ear Mites in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment
Ear Mites in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment
Ear mites in dogs are uncomfortable, itchy and contagious. Recognizing the symptoms of ear mites and prompt treatment can make your dog more comfortable. Learn more about symptoms of ear mites in dogs and how they’re treated here.
Diabetes in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention
Diabetes in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention
Understanding the causes and symptoms of dog diabetes can help limit your pet's chances of getting it. Learn to identify signs of and offer treatment for dog diabetes.
Epilepsy in Dogs
Epilepsy in Dogs
It's estimated that 1 in 111 dogs have epilepsy. Learn more about the causes & treatments of epilepsy in dogs & why certain breeds are more prone to seizures from Purina.
5 Tips for How to Train a Puppy
5 Tips for How to Train a Puppy
Curious about how to train a puppy? Learn puppy training tips from Purina behaviorists, including using treats, commands and positive reinforcement with our five tips.
Fun Games to Play With Your Puppy or Dog
Fun Games to Play With Your Puppy or Dog
Want games you can play with your puppy dog? Read from Purina dog care experts how to teach special skills like retrieving, searching and obedience to make playtime fun.
How Much Exercise Does a Puppy Need?
How Much Exercise Does a Puppy Need?
Daily exercise, walks and play with your puppy can lead to a happy, healthy life. Here are some basic exercise guidelines and play tips for your puppy.
Dog Dementia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
Dog Dementia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
As dogs age they are more susceptible to cognitive decline. Learn how to spot symptoms of dog dementia and what treatment options are available for dogs who have it.
What is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs?
What is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs?
Some dogs develop a painful hip problem called hip dysplasia. It’s most common in large breeds such as Labs, Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds, and can lead to arthritis later in life. A dog with hip dysplasia will have trouble running and getting up, and may seem to lack energy.
What Dog Foods Are Best for My Senior Dog?
What Dog Foods Are Best for My Senior Dog?
Discover the food your senior dog needs for a complete and balanced diet.