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.

Dog Articles

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Socializing puppies should start early and happen consistently throughout a dog’s life. Find out more about puppy socialization here.
Kennel stress affects dogs in many ways. If steps are taken early when signs first appear, problems can be averted before they become serious. On the other hand, prolonged severe stress can compromise immune function and put an entire kennel at risk.
Weather extremes make it difficult to train and keep your sporting dog sharp during the off-season. Learn 5 simple indoor obedience drills created by professional gun dog trainers that can help keep your sporting dog in top mental and physical shape year-round.
Spring is a great time to give your kennel a refresh. Get tips for spring cleaning your kennel, from a fresh coat of paint to caulking tubs, here.

The collective efforts of members of 195 parent breed clubs resulted in a record Purina Parent Club Partnership (

Fueled by the nutrition of Purina Pro Plan, a Wire Fox Terrier named “King” (GCH Kingarthur Van Foliny Home) took Best in Show honors at the 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.