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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. 

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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 much to feed a puppy is just one of the many questions new puppy owners have. Our complete puppy feeding guide and chart includes expert advice to help you navigate how, when and what to feed your new puppy.
Learn when your puppy is ready to switch to adult dog food by better understanding the nutritional needs for small, medium and large breed dogs.
Find out the essential nutrients your puppy needs to grow and develop into a healthy adult.
Sometimes puppies can be finicky eaters, but other times serious health issues could be at play. Let’s check into how your puppy is responding to dry dog food.
Proper nutrition has an important effect on your puppy’s growth and development. But how often should you feed a puppy? It depends on how old your puppy is.
Do you think your puppy may be ready for adult dog food? Let's explore the variables that can determine when to switch your puppy to adult dog food.
Wondering what to feed a puppy? With so many options, it can be hard to choose. The important thing to remember is puppies need a complete and balanced puppy food. Learn more about what to feed puppies from Purina’s experts here.
“What can puppies eat?” “Can I feed my puppy adult dog food?” “What food is the best for puppies?” New puppy owners may find themselves asking these questions and more. Making sure your puppy has all the nutrition he needs is one of the most important things you can do to help him grow into a strong, healthy dog.
Puppies require nutritionally complete and balanced, regular meals in order for your puppy to grow and develop. Let’s take a look at puppy nutrition together: what to feed, when to feed and when to switch to an adult food.
Curious about when to stop feeding puppy food? Maturity varies by breed, so there’s no one-size-fits-all timeline. Purina’s experts explain here.
Knowing how much to feed your puppy can be challenging. Let’s walk through the main determining variables like age, breed size, activity level, and current weight that determine how many calories your puppy needs.