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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Benefits of Probiotics for Cats

Whether your cat is experiencing digestive upset or just needs some additional support for her immune system, probiotics may help. Find out how probiotics for cats work and the benefits they can provide here.

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Benefits of Probiotics for Dogs

Whether your dog is experiencing digestive upset, exhibits anxious behaviors or needs additional support for his immune system, probiotics may help. Find out how probiotics for dogs work and what benefits they can provide.

How to Choose a Healthy Pet Food

It isn’t always easy to know if you’re choosing the right food for your pet. Dr. Callie Harris explains what to look for in a pet food and things to keep in mind when making your decision, such as breed and size, dietary needs and more.

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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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