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
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.
There are lots of ways to keep your dog safe while in the car. Learn some dog safety tips such as the benefits of dog seat belts and car harnesses.
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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Learn how to help prevent diabetes for your dog.
Discover the ways to form healthy habits and prevent dog obesity.
Learn how the right food and exercise can keep your dog healthy.
It’s easy to determine if your dog is overweight or your cat is obese. Follow these three steps to do a body score check at home.
Learn how dogs promote responsibility and nurturing—crucial to child development
Discover all the ways dogs can enrich your life and the life of your family
Factor in your lifestyle, costs, family roles, and more before taking the plunge
Meet Just Right® by Purina®: personalized, natural dog food plus vitamins and minerals. By creating a personalized blend, you can help your dog achieve his individual nutrition goals for a happy, healthy life...while celebrating how special he is to you too.
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.
It can be hard to tell when your dog starts aging. Read on for the first signs.
Many people mistake their dog’s cognitive problems for physical problems. Find out how to tell if your dog may be having age-related cognitive decline.
For many dogs, the fireworks that accompany some holidays can make these celebrations a nightmare. But exactly why are dogs scared of fireworks? We’ve put together five fireworks “fear factors,” as well as ways you can help your petrified pooch stay calm during the festivities.