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.

Articles

  • Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Dan Murray, dog handler, dog breeder and dog groomer to learn why he feeds his dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food.
  • Puppy socialization is the most important thing you can do to produce a confident, well-adjusted dog. See how Mike Stewart introduces his puppies to new people, places, and things gradually, and safely.

  • The puppy food you choose will help create the nutritional foundation for your puppy’s healthy life. So high-quality ingredients and proper nutrition are crucial, as is keeping your puppy at an ideal body condition.

  • Training your puppy to stay is an essential behavior they can use their whole life. Also called place training, teaching your puppy where they can go, and when, can help keep them well-mannered and safe.

  • Once your puppy enters your home, he or she becomes a part of your pack. But in your dog’s mind, there needs to be a leader. And if that leader isn’t you, they’ll think it’s them – which can lead to a myriad of undesirable puppy behaviors.

  • Many new puppy owners look forward to taking their dogs on walks right away. But before they can safely and calmly take these adventures together, they need to introduce their puppy to the skills they’ll need on lead.

  • Maintaining an ideal body condition is crucial to your puppy’s healthy development. But there are also ways you can protect their joints during this period of rapid growth.

  • Whether your puppy will be introduced to water as part of bird dog training, or to simply enjoy a swim at the dog beach, it’s important make those first experiences positive.

  • Dogs are a big part of people’s lives. And more and more establishments like hotels are becoming dog-friendly, which makes travel more accessible for those who like to bring all of their family members on the road – including four-legged ones.