Dog Articles

Dog Articles

Part of caring for your dog is understanding his needs. When you need to know more about dog nutrition, health, behavior or training, turn to Purina’s experts. In the below articles you’ll find all their best information and tips so you can better care for your dog.

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Is there such a thing as average dog weight? According to Purina experts, an average weight or range may not be the best way to determine if your dog is at a healthy weight. Learn why here, along with what they suggest using instead.
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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.
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Adopting a dog is a big step. There are a lot of things to consider, from choosing the right dog for your lifestyle to deciding where to adopt from. Let us help you find the perfect canine companion.

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For 143 years, dogs from around the world have ventured to New York City every February. They’re all there to compete for the coveted title of Best In Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

The sun-soaked and famously relaxed sport of surfing looks easy, but it actually requires balance, strength, and – in competition – a lot of style. And it’s the same for dog surfing.

Speed, dexterity and focus are key in this Purina® Pro Plan® Incredible Dog Challenge head-to-head race that sends two dogs weaving through a 30-weave pole up-and-back course as fast as they can.

Sometimes, it’s all about being the fastest thing on four (short) legs. Jack Russell Hurdle Racing tests the running and jumping prowess of some of the feistiest dogs out there.

The Freestyle Flying Disc event at the Purina® Pro Plan® Incredible Dog Challenge® is definitely a crowd favorite, combining creativity, skills and teamwork that are sure to amaze.

It doesn’t matter if you’re talking man or dog, leaping ability is one the purest measures of athletic ability there is.

Leaping ability is one of the purest measures of athletic ability and the incredible diving dogs at the Purina® Pro Plan® Incredible Dog Challenge® are proof of that.

At the beginning of February, the world’s best dogs compete for a chance at Best In Show champion at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

Dogs of all shapes, sizes and colors come to New York City for two days in February to compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

This year, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®, takes place on February 11th and 12th.

Dogs come from around the world to compete in New York City at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

Over 2,800 dogs travel from around the world to compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. Each of the 204 breeds falls into one of 7 American Kennel Club (AKC) Groups.