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Dog & Cat Articles

Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. In the articles below, we cover dog and cat health, nutrition, behavior, training and more.

Featured Dog & Cat Articles
If your dog is afraid of thunder and has storm anxiety, there are some things you can do to help calm your dog. Learn 5 ways to calm your dog during a storm and how positive reinforcement can go a long way.
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.
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.

Purina Pet Expertise: Summer Safety

Some pets experience anxiety from loud sounds like fireworks and thunder. Get expert tips to help keep your pet calm this summer.

Summer can be the best time to enjoy the great outdoors with your dog. Our experts share 6 key tips on how to keep dogs cool and safe from the extreme heat and more.
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.
While the majority of U.S. households have an emergency disaster kit in their home, most of them don’t have a plan in place for their pets. These five simple steps will show you how to keep your pet safe during a natural disaster. You’ll also learn how to prepare a complete pet emergency kit.

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Purina Processing Team Leader Tavaris walks us through what it takes to ensure the safety and quality of Purina products.
Production Manager Eric on what it takes to produce a safe, high quality, nutritious pet food.
Materials Manager Dave lays out some of the rigorous quality control standards for sourcing the best pet food ingredients for Purina dog and cat food.
Purina optimizes near-infrared technology to ensure our ingredients meet our high standards.
How Chef Amanda’s culinary inspiration helps us create new products.
Learn how the Purina® Pro Plan® P5 Training App can help you and your dog train together by syncing with your MapMyFitness account.
Get the results for 2014 National Dog Show and meet the Best in Show winner, Nathan, and other 7 group winners.
Who’s the best dog in the land? Based on the winner of the 2014 National Dog Show Presented by Purina, it’s a Bloodhound named GCH Flessner's International S'Cess, otherwise known as “Nathan.” We’ve got all the facts you need to know about this Best in Show champion.
Seen this bat-eared, smiley-faced breed popping up more and more in your life? Their popularity is on the rise and for good reason — they’re great dogs. Can’t wait to find out more about this affectionate, adorable breed? We got the inside scoop at the 2014 National Dog Show Presented by Purina.
Corgis have been gaining popularity, thanks to their talent for enchanting the Internet. Interested in learning more about this adorable, short-legged breed? We got the inside scoop at the 2014 National Dog Show Presented by Purina.
Known for their golden color and whip-smart nature, Vizslas are increasingly popular family dogs. Eager to learn more about this Hungarian breed? We got the inside scoop at the 2014 National Dog Show Presented by Purina.
This Japanese breed has exploded online thanks to the meme that is “Doge.” Despite how goofy they look next to phrases like “such wow!” the Shiba Inu isn’t all silly all the time. Interested in learning more about this intriguing breed? We got the inside scoop at the 2014 National Dog Show Presented by Purina.