Dog Articles

Dog Articles

Our extensive Pro Club article library features topics important to dog breeders
and enthusiasts alike. This includes rich information in subjects ranging from dog
nutrition to breed-specific health and hereditary concerns, as well as best practices
in breeding, kennel management, conditioning, and more.

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You’ve bred your bitch, and now begins the wait period for puppies to be born. During this time, your No.

Adopting a catchphrase philosophy of “OBAAT” – one bird at a time – helped steady the focus of owner-handler Lauren Hays Curtis of Round Rock, Texas, and drive the intensity of her 5-year-old male, “Foxx” (NFC-FC-AFC Bayou Teche Swing For The Fence), to his

A charming, sweet-tempered 2 ½-year-old red-and-white male Bulldog named “Thor” moved like a dream across the show ring floor to win the 18th annual "National Dog Show

Winning Best in Show at the most prestigious terrier show in the world, Montgomery County Kennel Club, with her fiery, dynamic 3 ½-year-old male Welsh Terrier named “Dazzle” was a dream come true for owner Keith Bailey of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Breeding healthy dogs entails applying selective pressure to decrese the number of deleterious disese liability genes and improve the probability of healthy genes. There are many tools today available to help breeders make the best decisions to help
A newly adapted gastric decompression technique may help save lives of German Shepherd dogs. Learn more about the G-cath technique at Purina Pro Club.
Merle has always been a Great Dane coat color but never an approved color. That is until Jan. 1, 2019, when merle Great Danes became eligible to enter American Kennel Club dog shows. The newly approved color signals a change in long-held beliefs abou
Beagles are among the breeds considered predisposed to developing steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis (SRMA), an immune-mediated neurological disorder. Although the condition is generally treated successfully, it is not readily recognized. A rece

Sherry Bresnahan joined Purina in June of 2000, and has led marketing strategy and communications execution for many key Purina brands.  In 2016, she transitioned to the Professional Engagement Team’s Breeder/Enthusiast group, leading mark

Area manager - Hound Division

As Brand Manager with the Breeder Enthusiast Marketing Team, Jim Allen is responsible for leading marketing strategy as well as communications to consumers and sporting dog enthusiasts.  Jim graduated from Lindenwood Univ