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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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If your cat has flaky skin, they might have cat dandruff. Learn why your cat has dandruff, how to prevent it and how to care for your cat's skin.
Kittens losing milk teeth is normal, but tooth loss in an adult cat can be indicative of other issues. Learn how diet and preventative care can impact cat dental health.
Learn why cats scratch in or around the litter box. Excessive scratching might mean your cat is trying to tell you something, so find what it could be!
Thinking about switching cat litter? Make the transition less stressful for your cat and avoid problems with some advice & tips on a gradual transition.
Is coconut oil good for dogs? The answer is complicated. Although rumored to work wonders for humans, the effects of coconut oil for dogs have not been well studied. Learn more about coconut oil and its perceived benefits here.
When you’re stuck inside, having pets can make the time a lot more enjoyable—but can also present some challenges. Purina’s pet behaviorists share tips to keep you and your pet happy when you’re stuck inside.
Spending extended periods of time indoors can be tedious and overwhelming for everyone, including pets. Taking time to come up with some creative enrichment activities for dogs and cats can help keep things interesting.
Caring for a family pet is a great way to develop responsibility in kids. There are many rewarding ways to engage kids in pet care, and now is a perfect time to guide them, with these tips from Purina pet behavior experts.
Whether your dog is experiencing digestive upset, exhibits anxious behaviors or needs additional support for his immune system, probiotics may help. Find out how probiotics for dogs work and what benefits they can provide.
Whether your cat is experiencing digestive upset or just needs some additional support for her immune system, probiotics may help. Find out how probiotics for cats work and the benefits they can provide here.
Kick your feet up and let your dog help with the homework. Making your furry friend your kid’s new reading companion has measurable benefits. Let’s look at how this helps elevate your child’s reading experience.
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