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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Stop your dog or cat from eating grass with 5 unique tips that will keep your pet cool, happy and occupied during the hot summer months.
Learn more about the daily caloric intake that is appropriate for your dog.
Learn the signs and symptoms of a troubled digestive tract, and what you can do to help.
Find out whether food or skin allergies could be plaguing your pet.
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
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