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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.

Fall Expertise: Dog & Cat Articles for Fall Safety
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Pets have spent all summer playing and bonding with their children. When the time comes to go back to school after summer vacation, kids aren’t the only ones experiencing those back-to-school blues.
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Halloween is more trick than treat for pets. The scary costumes, constant doorbell ringing and tempting candy can cause a lot of anxiety. Follow our experts’ Halloween pet safety tips here.
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Can dogs eat pumpkins, sweet potatoes and nuts? These ingredients are popular in fall holiday meals and treats and many people are tempted to share with their dogs. All three are safe, with a few caveats. Find out more here.
Recently Featured Dog & Cat Articles
Can Dogs Eat Blueberries
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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Do dogs need to wear seatbelts in the car? Yes, but not all dog car seatbelts are created equal. Find out how to choose one and get other dog car safety tips from our experts here.
Disaster Preparedness
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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Can dogs eat pumpkins, sweet potatoes and nuts? These ingredients are popular in fall holiday meals and treats and many people are tempted to share with their dogs. All three are safe, with a few caveats. Find out more here.

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Adopting a special needs cat is a fulfilling, unique experience. Read more about how to care for your special cat and discover what other cat owners are talking about.
Learn the truth about cats and milk. Experts help answer if cats can have milk, how much you can give them and the benefits of milk.
A good picture can make all the difference in pet adoption. Learn how you can help your local shelter provide quality photos with these professional photographer tips.
Do you think your dog is underweight? Learn what dog food you should feed your dog to help him gain weight and maintain a healthy weight.
The first ingredient in a dog food label is the most abundant. Learn more about real meat dog foods and how to understand the protein sources in your dog's food.
Knowing what type of food to feed your dog is important. Learn about the benefits of dry, wet and soft dog food before picking the best type for your dog.
Have you noticed that your dog's activity levels have decreased? Here are some simple ways to get your dog back on track for a happier, healthier life.
Dog foods can contain many different types of proteins and meat. See if a beef dog food formula is the right choice for your dog's nutritional needs.
The popularity of fish and salmon dog food formulas continues to grow. Learn about salmon dog food and see if this type of food is right for your dog.
Dogs depend on us to decipher dog anxiety and make them feel safe and secure. Use these tips to help calm dog fear. After all, no dog wants to be a 'fraidy cat'.
Why is your dog hiding under the bed, table or between your legs? Learn how to read dog body language to understand what your dog is telling you.
Find helpful wet dog feeding tips including how much you should feed, how often to feed it and how to mix wet dog food with dry.