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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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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.
Yes. Absolutely. 100%! Friskies is committed to providing quality nutrition that fuels your furry family member, and flavor varieties that keep mealtime fun and exciting!
Purina has partnered with RedRover to help bring pet-friendly domestic violence shelters to more states across the U.S. Learn more about the partnership and the goal to keep people and pets together here.