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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.

 

 

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  • Switching dog food should be a gradual process. Whether you're switching from puppy to adult food, or to an option that better meets your dog’s needs, our experts can guide you through the process of changing your dog’s food.
  • The right nutrition can help your dog thrive. When deciding what you should feed your dog, it’s important to consider his age, size, weight and activity level. Our experts can help you find the best food to feed your dog.
  • How many times a day should a dog eat? Purina’s experts explain the importance of regular feeding schedules and how often to feed a dog based on their age and breed size. Get the details on dog feeding times here.
  • Are dogs color blind or can they see color? Turns out, dogs can see some colors. Find out what colors dogs see and how you can help your dog better distinguish between certain colors here.
  • Dogs’ ears may need to be cleaned regularly to help prevent debris buildup and ear infections. Cleaning frequency depends on factors like breed and activities. Find out how to clean your dog’s ears from home here.
  • Ear mites in dogs are uncomfortable, itchy and contagious. Recognizing the symptoms of ear mites and prompt treatment can make your dog more comfortable. Learn more about symptoms of ear mites in dogs and how they’re treated here.
  • Bringing home a new puppy is exciting but can also be overwhelming. Use our new puppy checklist to make sure you have everything before you bring him home so you can spend your time having fun together rather than making last-minute trips to the stor
  • What should you feed a puppy? Puppies have specific nutritional needs and puppy food contains essential nutrients. Learn more about what to feed a puppy and why here from Purina’s experts.
  • Bringing a new kitten home is exciting. Explore Purina’s tips to prepare your kitten for her first few weeks at home and help you adjust to your new life together.
  • Spending more time at home offers the opportunity to bond with your cat and grooming a great way to do this. Check out these tips to make it easier.
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