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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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  • 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.
  • As we’re spending time at home, some pet grooming services aren’t available. Here are practices you can try at home to keep your dog feeling his best.
  • Don’t just assume your dog’s ears itch if he scratches them frequently. It may be a sign of a painful infection. Contact your veterinarian if you notice any of the following changes: ear discharge, a strange odor and head shaking.
  • A seizure is sometimes described as an electrical storm in the brain. Brain cells, called neurons, communicate using electrical and chemical signals. A seizure, also referred to as a convulsion or “fit,” occurs when there is a sudden surge of electri
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