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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.




  • 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.
  • While it may seem comical, feeding your dog a lemon isn't a joke. Find out if dogs can eat lemons and if there are any benefits of eating this citrus fruit.
  • Flavors help dogs know what foods to eat and which foods to avoid. Though dogs’ taste buds may steer them away from grapefruit, should you coax them into trying the tart fruit? Read on to learn more about grapefruit and your dog.
  • Wondering how much you should feed your cat each day? The total amount of food she needs depends on her age, lifestyle and more. Our experts will guide you through the process of deciding how much to feed your cat.
  • Whether or not dogs can eat corn is a hot topic among dog owners. Find out how corn can contribute to a balanced diet for your dog.
  • You've probably heard about probiotics, whether from commercials or from your doctor. They're usually linked to digestive health, and just like with humans, probiotics can also be beneficial to both cats and dogs. You might not think of nutritionally managing health problems with strains of live bacteria, but it's actually quite natural once you understand the science behind it. We'll help you gain a better understanding - and see if probiotics for dogs or cats might be beneficial for your pet.
  • Cherries are high in vitamins, fiber and antioxidants but is it safe for dogs to eat them? Purina experts explain why you should keep this fruit away from your dog.
  • If you’ve ever wondered whether dogs can eat blueberries, Purina experts say yes! Find out what benefits this fruit offers and how to feed it to your dog in a safe way.
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