Dog & Cat Articles with Advice from Our Experts

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Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. We use our Purina expertise to cover topics like dog and cat health, nutrition, behavior, training and more. 

Dog & Cat Articles on Advancements in Pet Nutrition

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Managing Cat Allergens

Cat allergens can limit people’s interactions with cats. Thanks to the research and innovation of Purina scientists, we’ve found a way to safely reduce active levels of the major cat allergen found in cats’ saliva. 

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Recycling Purina Packaging

Over 80 percent of Purina products are packaged with recyclable materials. Help us leave behind a cleaner planet for future generations by recycling our packaging. 

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