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

A fatal neurological disease affecting young Rottweiler dogs, juvenile-onset laryngeal paralysis and polyneuropathy (JLPP) is caused by an autosomal recessive mutation in the RAB3GAP1 gene. Affected dogs typically show signs of general weakness
The discovery of a potential link between the stealth bacterial pathogen Bartonella and hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is casting new light on the top cancer concern in Golden Retrievers.
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

Heidi Hartman became a full time part of the Purina team in 2014.  In my role as Field Promotions Representative, I get to meet breeders, owners, and handlers all over the country.

Area Manager - Bird Dogs

As a member of the Breeder Enthusiast Marketing Team, Christina Schneider manages the Pro Club Loyalty Program and Website as well as communications to breeders and enthusiasts.