October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Nearly half of all domestic abuse victims delay leaving because they don’t want
to leave their pet behind, yet as few as 10% of domestic violence shelters accept pets.
The Purple Leash Project is working to change that.

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 and Cat Articles on Behavior & Health

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Pet Stress and Anxiety

If your dog is experiencing stress during storms or fireworks, there are several possibilities including sudden, loud noises or flashes of light. Explore other potential causes for your dog’s storm or firework anxiety and how to ease it here with a Purina Behavior Scientist.

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Tips to Comfort Cats and Dogs with Separation Anxiety

Downtime at home often means pets get to bond with all the members of the family. Whether you’re returning to work or school, when it’s time to transition to a regular routine, pets struggle just like the rest of us.

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Pet Disaster Preparedness: Tips for Creating a Pet Emergency Kit

A pet emergency kit and disaster preparedness plan can help ensure you and your pet stay together in a worst-case scenario. Find out how to create your own pet disaster preparedness plan and emergency kit here.

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Why are Dogs Scared of Thunder

If you’re wondering why some 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. 

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How to Keep Dogs Cool in Summer

Summertime has many people heading outside to enjoy the warm days and sunshine. If you have a dog, though, you may worry about bringing him out in the heat.

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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.
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.
If your cat is spraying, our Purina team can help you learn why they may be marking their territory. Learn how you can stop this from becoming a common occurrence.
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!
Thinking about switching cat litter? Make the transition less stressful for your cat and avoid problems with some advice & tips on a gradual transition.
Understand the top cat litter & litter box tips for your cat which includes do's and don'ts like flushing litter down the toilet. Check out our latest tricks!
What are the concerns with litter box and pregnancy? Is it safe to change cat litter during pregnancy? What is toxoplasmosis? Learn more about litter safety!
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!