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Dog & Cat Articles with Advice from Our Experts

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.




  • Apples are rich in antioxidants and fiber but many pet owners wonder if dogs can eat them. Learn if dogs can eat apples from expert veterinarians.
  • Yogurt is high in calcium and protein but is it safe for dogs to eat? Learn which kinds of yogurt dogs can have and how much is safe for yours to eat.
  • With the growing trend in raw food diets, many dog owners are wondering, “Can dogs eat raw meat?” Read from experts if your dog can, or even should be, eating raw meat.
  • Fish can be a good addition to a dog's balanced diet. It's rich in amino acids, just like other animal-based proteins. “Depending on the type, fish can provide omega-3 fatty acids which can be beneficial for skin and coat for dogs,” explains Janet Dempsey, Purina Senior Nutritionist. Quality dog foods have protein like fish as the primary ingredient. Keep reading to learn more about feeding fish to your dog.
  • If you cook eggs for breakfast, your dog has probably begged for one (or two). Do you know if you can share this food with him? Read on to see if eggs are a good food to give your dog. 
  • Carrots are rich in vitamins and minerals like beta-carotene. Does that mean they’re good for your dog? Our expert nutritionists explain whether dogs can eat carrots.
  • Dogs can eat brown rice! In fact, it's a nutritious grain high in fiber & vitamins. Learn more about the benefits of feeding dogs brown rice & how it's used in dog food.
  • Bananas are great sources of nutrients for humans, but can dogs eat them? Read expert veterinarian advice regarding how and when to serve bananas to your dog.
  • If you have a sweet tooth, you may wonder if your dog does too. It’s possible that you’ve noticed your dog seeks out sweet flavors. So, you may be on the lookout for a healthy sweet snack to feed him. Could tangerines be a good, tempting treat for your dog? Continue reading to learn.
  • There are benefits and downsides that can come from feeding your dog strawberries. Read our tips for the best way to feed your dogs these tasty treats.
  • Are oranges safe to feed dogs? Oranges are safe for dogs, but not all parts. Read this advice from our experts to know whether you should be feeding your dog oranges.
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