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.

Featured Dog Articles
Average Dog Weight
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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The right dog food can make a big difference for a senior dog. Read this testimonial on how Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND changed the lives of Sierra and her owners.
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.
Puppies can bring more joy into our lives. But inevitably, your new arrival's behavior may baffle you. Here are some insights into understanding puppy behavior.