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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Do cats get asthma? If you’ve noticed your cat coughing or wheezing, cat asthma may be the cause. Get the basics here, including veterinarian recommendations on litter for cats with asthma.
Learn why cats scratch in or around the litter box. Excessive scratching might mean your cat is trying to tell you something, so find what it could be!
Territorial cat behavior can be common litter box problem for multi-cat homes. Help your cats get along with helpful litter boxes tips & advice.
How often should you change your cat litter? Learn how to keep your cat's litter box clean. Avoid messes & odor by following this litter tips.
The reason your cat isn't using the litter box could be related to stress. Learn about reasons for cat stress and how to help your cat deal with changes.
Find out how many litter boxes per cat you need whether you have one cat, 2 cats or multiple cats. Avoid litter box problems with these tips and advice!
Your cat likes privacy so you may be wondering where to put the litter box. Understand the top tips when figuring out the best placement for your litter box.
Sleeping in the litter box or other changes in your cat's behavior might mean it's time for a trip to the vet. Learn more about why cats do this & how to correct it.
Some cats have a natural instinct to dig. Cats tracking litter around the house can cause a big mess. Reduce the mess with litter box tips & advice.
A cat may stop burying poop for several different reasons. Learn why cats stop burying waste and find more litter box tips & advice here.
Check out our new cat owner cat litter guide to answer all your questions on kitty and cat litter. Keep your cat happy with litter box tips and advice!