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 Eating Clean & Nutrition
A raw T-bone steak may leave dog owners wondering, “Can dogs eat raw meat?
Raw Food Diets have grown in popularity, which leaves many dog owners wondering, “Can dogs eat raw meat?” While dogs can eat raw meat, that doesn’t mean they should. Learn more about feeding dogs raw meat here.
Raw Cat Diet
Wild cats live on raw meat from their prey, so are raw food diets for cats safe? Although domestic cats can eat raw meat, that may not provide all the nutrients they need. Learn more about raw diets for cats here.
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Dog food labels have a lot of information and a lot of hard-to-pronounce ingredients. This can make deciphering them overwhelming. With our expert’s help, though, you’ll learn to read dog food labels like a pro.
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Your cat’s food label is full of information, including a list of sometimes hard-to-pronounce ingredients. This makes understanding what it all means difficult. With our expert’s help, though, you’ll learn how to read cat food labels like a pro.

What is Clean Eating for Pets?

"Clean eating" means something different to everyone. One of our Purina veterinarians is here to help you understand what to look for in your pet's food so you can make a more informed decision about what's clean.

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No Artificial Flavors or Preservatives

Purina is committed to removing artificial flavors and preservatives from our pet food recipes. Over 250 of our recipes are already crafted without these artificial ingredients. 

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A puppy is a creature of habit. He needs a routine. If you leave him to come up with his own, you’re not gonna like it. Schedules are very important to your puppy. You need to schedule when to feed, exercise and take your puppy outdoors to go potty. Creating a schedule is also a great way to get your whole family involved in caring for your puppy.
Talullah is a wonderful, Golden Doodle who needs some training from her family. See how professional trainer, Joanne Barrett helps this dog family grow stronger.
You want your puppy to chew his toys… not you, your shoes, books or furniture. Here’s how to correct problem chewing.
Is your cat acting up, defending her territory, or otherwise being aggressive? Here are some of the reasons why this happens, and what you can do to help.
Learn how to manage common behavior issues, such as scratching and spraying.
Every cat is different, but petting aggression is not uncommon. It is possible that you’re giving your cat too much affection.
Cats spray for a variety of different reasons, and this behavior is connected to their natural instincts. Learn more about why cats spray and how to control it.
Your cat's unique way of eating may be perfectly suited to her food.
Puppies can bring more joy into our lives. But inevitably, your new arrival's behavior may baffle you. Here are some insights into understanding puppy behavior.
The noise and flashing lights are just a couple of the many reasons why dogs are scared of fireworks. When you understand the reason for your dog’s fear, it’s easier to find ways to help him stay calm. Find out how to comfort him during fireworks.
Meowing is not part of natural cat language, it was developed almost exclusively for humans. Find out the answer to why do cats meow to people here.
If you’re wondering why dogs are scared of thunder, there are several possibilities, including the loud noises and flashes of light. Find out some other possible causes for this fear and how to ease your dog’s storm anxiety here.