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Your Dog's Skin: Allergies, Itchiness, Bumps & Dryness

Your Dog's Skin: Allergies, Itchiness, Bumps & Dryness

Skin problems in dogs are common...but complicated. Here's why they could be happening, how you can help, and when it's time to be concerned.
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What's Your Dog's Poop Telling You? Pt 2: Poo Problems

What's Your Dog's Poop Telling You? Pt 2: Poo Problems

So you know how to identify what's normal for your dog, but what if things aren't the status quo? What if there isn't poop in the equation at all, or maybe...too much poop? Buckle up. Things could get messy.
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How Do Dogs Taste Food?

How Do Dogs Taste Food?

Life would be so much easier if your dog could just tell you what he thinks about his food, wouldn't it? Learn how he experiences food flavors, why he might get bored of his meal, and how to help a picky eater...all to help you better understand how your dog tastes food.
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Raw Food Diets: Right or Risky?

Raw Food Diets: Right or Risky?

Are there benefits to a raw dog food diet? That’s what we’ll explore today – if a raw food diet could be right for dogs…or just risky.
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Secrets of Manufacturing & Food Safety Supervisors

Secrets of Manufacturing & Food Safety Supervisors

At the end of the day, the most important part about the food that’s in your dog’s bowl all comes down to food safety. But who’s responsible for ensuring that quality and safety?
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High Protein Dog Food Diets

High Protein Dog Food Diets

There's so much conflicting information about the best dog food for your dog, and protein is often at the very center of it all. Protein is obviously important, but how do you know what level is right for your dog?
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How Dogs Digest

How Dogs Digest

It's no secret. Your dog's digestive system is incredibly important to overall health. And as every dog owner knows, an unhappy digestive system makes for a very unhappy pup. So how does it all work? Just Right by Purina walks you through the whole process, from bowl to backyard.
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7 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dog Food Ingredient Buyers

7 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dog Food Ingredient Buyers

Dog food ingredients: Often considered by owners to be one of the most important parts of choosing a food. But who's responsible for making it all happen?
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What's the Deal with Dog Food "Fillers?"

What's the Deal with Dog Food "Fillers?"

Confused or concerned about so-called dog food fillers? We explore what are dog food fillers, dispel myths, and put ingredients to the test.
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Is Plant Protein Good for My Dog?

Is Plant Protein Good for My Dog?

You've probably noticed that pea protein, potato protein, and other plant-based protein sources are becoming more popular in dog food. But plant-based protein can cause some uncertainty: Is plant protein really as effective as animal-based protein? If so, why is it controversial? And at the end of the day...is plant-based protein good for your dog? As a dog owner, you need to know. Let's take a look.
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9 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Animal Nutritionists

9 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Animal Nutritionists

Chances are, you'll never meet the people who formulated your dog's daily meals, yet these highly-trained scientists play one of the largest roles in your dog's life. Now, dig into the mind of an animal nutritionist to uncover some of the behind-the-scenes secrets about food trends, inside jokes, bad advice they've heard, and how much they really love helping your pet.
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The DOG Food Pyramid: Your Dog's Complete & Balanced Diet

The DOG Food Pyramid: Your Dog's Complete & Balanced Diet

While most of us will have some version of the human food pyramid ingrained in our minds, we don’t often think about what that would look like for our dogs. What does "complete & balanced" dog food really mean? How is it backed up? And how do we balance our dogs' nutrition?
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"Carbs" in Dog Food – What's the Secret?

"Carbs" in Dog Food – What's the Secret?

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Natural Nutrition - What It Is, Why It Matters for Your Dog

Natural Nutrition - What It Is, Why It Matters for Your Dog

Everywhere you look, natural is all around – human food in grocery stores, cleaning products, and yes – there's natural dog food too. So what is natural dog food, and does it make a difference as you feed your dog?
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How to Find Better Dog Nutrition Information on the Internet

How to Find Better Dog Nutrition Information on the Internet

In an age when information is at our fingertips, we depend on the Internet’s advice for any topic imaginable. But problems arise when we find truth in every written word, especially when it comes to dog nutrition and the dog food industry. So how do you find the best food for your dog. Dr. Lauren, DVM, lends her help.
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How to Decode the Dog Food Industry

How to Decode the Dog Food Industry

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What You Should Know About Dog Food Ingredients & Grain-Free Diets

What You Should Know About Dog Food Ingredients & Grain-Free Diets

Between “super ingredients”, dog food labels, the grain vs. grain-free debate, and the dog food your best friend swears by…is it fair to say that finding the bottom line about dog food ingredients can seem impossible?
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The Pursuit of Safe Dog Food

The Pursuit of Safe Dog Food

Manufacturing Safe Dog Food Under Strict Industry Regulations

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Featured Blogger: Ann & Conner

Featured Blogger: Ann & Conner

Ann is part of the Just Right® by Purina® blogger community. All experiences and honest opinions are her own.

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Featured Blogger: Tori & Scooby the Corgi

Featured Blogger: Tori & Scooby the Corgi

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Featured Blogger: Kristen & Chilly

Featured Blogger: Kristen & Chilly

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Featured Blogger: Beeb & Bob

Featured Blogger: Beeb & Bob

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How Dog Food Ingredients Benefit Your Dog's Nutrition

How Dog Food Ingredients Benefit Your Dog's Nutrition

 

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Thanksgiving Tips for Dog Owners

Thanksgiving Tips for Dog Owners

 

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Featured Blogger: Richard & Truman

Featured Blogger: Richard & Truman

Richard is part of the Just Right® by Purina® blogger community. All experiences and honest opinions are his own. We asked Richard to talk about the unique relationship he shares with his dog, Truman. The result is a post that celebrates how the life lessons learned from dogs can be the most important lessons of all.

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Expert's Guide: 17 Answers to Your Dog Nutrition & Wellness Questions

Expert's Guide: 17 Answers to Your Dog Nutrition & Wellness Questions

You asked, we answered. So you can get the real scoop behind dog nutrition and wellness, the Just Right experts answered questions sent in from our #DogsofJustRight blogger community. Celebrate Pet Wellness Month with some new information in your back pocket.

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Featured Blogger: Kathleen With Her Chinook Dogs

Featured Blogger: Kathleen With Her Chinook Dogs

Kathleen is part of the Just Right® by Purina® blogger community. All experiences and honest opinions are her own. We asked Kathleen about the unique relationship she shares with her Chinook dogs, Minnow, The Beej, and her newest addition to the family, Fluffy the Vampire the Labrador retriever. The result is a post that celebrates the positive impact our dogs have on our lives in countless ways.

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Kibble Confusion: The Struggles of Finding the Best Dog Food

Kibble Confusion: The Struggles of Finding the Best Dog Food

 

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Mealtime Decoded: How to Feed Your Dog

Mealtime Decoded: How to Feed Your Dog

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Featured Blogger: Samantha with Paddington

Featured Blogger: Samantha with Paddington

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Small Breed Nutrition: What's the Best Dog Food for My Small Dog?

Small Breed Nutrition: What's the Best Dog Food for My Small Dog?

They say that good things come in small packages. And with the big personalities packed into the many small dog breeds, we’d tend to agree. It seems intuitive that a Yorkie would have radically different needs than a Great Dane, but what makes small breed dogs so unique? How are their nutritional needs different than other breed sizes? And how can you find the best dog food for small dogs if no two are exactly alike?

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Featured Blogger: Leticia with Oliver

Featured Blogger: Leticia with Oliver

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America's Growing Number of Overweight Dogs

America's Growing Number of Overweight Dogs

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Featured Blogger: Ann with Shiner

Featured Blogger: Ann with Shiner

Ann is part of the Just Right® by Purina® blogger community and receives personalized food for her dog at no charge. All experiences and honest opinions are her own.

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Expert’s Guide: What You Need to Know About Dog Nutrition & Wellness

Expert’s Guide: What You Need to Know About Dog Nutrition & Wellness

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What's Your Dog's Poop Telling You?

What's Your Dog's Poop Telling You?

From color and consistency to the scientific reasoning as why dogs eat poop, the veterinarians at Just Right by Purina have all answers you need. What's YOUR dog's poop trying to tell you?
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Featured Blogger: Juliet with Tanner & Scout

Featured Blogger: Juliet with Tanner & Scout

Juliet is part of the Just Right® by Purina® blogger community and receives personalized food for her dogs at no charge. All experiences and honest opinions are her own.

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What Should I Feed My Large Breed Puppy?

What Should I Feed My Large Breed Puppy?

Large and giant breed dogs — such as Labradors, Golden Retrievers, Boxers, German Shepherds, and Great Danes — have different nutritional needs than smaller dogs. Since so many developmental changes occur during the puppy life-stage, it’s important that your puppy is getting the proper nutrition and care from the very beginning to help promote a healthy future.

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How to Introduce Your New Puppy to Your Other Dogs, Cats, and Kids

How to Introduce Your New Puppy to Your Other Dogs, Cats, and Kids

You’ve prepared to adopt a puppy and it’s time to bring him home! …Now what? Socializing your new puppy with your current family is an important step. Whether you hope your new puppy will become best friends with your older dog, your cat, or your kids, these tips should help you ease the way into becoming one big happy family.

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4 Tips for Managing Your Dog’s Weight This Winter

4 Tips for Managing Your Dog’s Weight This Winter

Winter: A time of holiday celebrations with friends and family. A time where savory roasts fill our tables and tempting leftovers fill our refrigerators. And a time when snuggling under the covers half an hour longer is much more appealing than getting up to walk the dog through the frigid tundra of the neighborhood.

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The Proactive Dog Owner: How to Practice Preventative Care at Home

The Proactive Dog Owner: How to Practice Preventative Care at Home

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Good Halloween Behavior: How to Distract and De-stress Your Dog from the Ringing Doorbell

Good Halloween Behavior: How to Distract and De-stress Your Dog from the Ringing Doorbell

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How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

Dogs can get gum disease and tooth disease just like humans. If your dog has poor dental hygiene, it can lead to tooth pain, bloody gums and even infection, which can spread through your dog’s body. Brushing your dog’s teeth is an easy way to remove plaque buildup and avoid serious dental problems.

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FactRetriever: Can Dogs Digest Grain?

FactRetriever: Can Dogs Digest Grain?

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Why Are Veterinarian Visits On The Decline?

Why Are Veterinarian Visits On The Decline?

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5 Myths About Dog Behavior

5 Myths About Dog Behavior

Sometimes it can be difficult to decipher your dog’s actions since he can’t tell you what he’s thinking. That’s why there are a lot of misconceptions about dog behavior. Here are five common myths about why your dog does the things he does and the truths behind them:

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FactRetriever: What Are Animal By-Products in Dog Food?

FactRetriever: What Are Animal By-Products in Dog Food?

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Shedding Season Ahead: How to Manage Your Dog’s Fur this Fall

Shedding Season Ahead: How to Manage Your Dog’s Fur this Fall

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FactRetriever: Can Dogs Eat Fish?

FactRetriever: Can Dogs Eat Fish?

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FactRetriever: 3 Reasons Why Your Dog Is An Omnivore

FactRetriever: 3 Reasons Why Your Dog Is An Omnivore

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What to Expect When You're Bringing A New Dog Home

What to Expect When You're Bringing A New Dog Home

Bringing a new dog home can be as exciting as it is nerve-wracking. There’s the joy and anticipation of welcoming a new family member into your home, but there’s also the potential for those first few days to be demanding as your companion tries to adjust to his new environment. Mentally preparing yourself and properly equipping your home before Fido’s arrival is one of the best ways to come out on top of this big undertaking
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Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?

Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?

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What’s The Best Exercise For My Dog?

What’s The Best Exercise For My Dog?

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4 Tricks to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

4 Tricks to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Getting your dog to achieve his ideal body condition may seem like an uphill climb. It takes time, commitment, and energy. But putting in the effort is well worth it. Dogs who maintain a healthy weight are at less risk for health problems. An ideal weight also means less stress on the heart, lungs, and joints.

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New Tricks: Dog Training Tips For Puppy, Adult, & Senior Dogs

New Tricks: Dog Training Tips For Puppy, Adult, & Senior Dogs

It's never a bad time to teach your dog something new, no matter how old he is. Whether you’re just starting to train your puppy or teaching your adult dog how to fetch the morning paper, here are a few tips for training your dog at any age.
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How Do I Socialize My Dog With Kids?

How Do I Socialize My Dog With Kids?

Children and dogs can be a great source of love and friendship for each other, and socializing your dog with kids is key to fostering those relationships. Whether you’re making new friends at the park or introducing your dog to your own children for the first time, there are a few steps you can take to make sure it’s a positive experience for everyone.

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How to Read Your Dog Food Label

How to Read Your Dog Food Label

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Real Meat, Fish or Poultry: Protein Sources in Your Dog’s Food

Real Meat, Fish or Poultry: Protein Sources in Your Dog’s Food

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Know Your Breed: What Common Ailments May Affect Your Dog?

Know Your Breed: What Common Ailments May Affect Your Dog?

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5 Tricks for Keeping Your Dog Cool at Home

5 Tricks for Keeping Your Dog Cool at Home

Sometimes the only way to beat the heat is to stay home in the comfort of your air conditioner. The same goes for our dogs who can truly feel the effects of the heat if not given enough shade, water, or rest on a hot summer day.

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Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks This Summer

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Ingredients with Purpose: Corn Gluten Meal, Oat Meal, & Pea Starch

Ingredients with Purpose: Corn Gluten Meal, Oat Meal, & Pea Starch

When buying food for your dog, it’s easy to get confused about what ingredients really are good for your dog’s health. At the end of the day, you just want to know: “What’s the best food for my dog?” We hear you, and we want to give you the knowledge behind the ingredients we’ve chosen for our Just Right® by Purina® blends. We believe that every ingredient has a purpose, and we want to show you how we use all ingredients to deliver complete, balanced nutrition to your dog.

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Summer Water Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer Water Safety Tips for Dogs

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Beat the Heat: How to Keep Your Dog Hydrated

Beat the Heat: How to Keep Your Dog Hydrated

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Switching Dog Food

Switching Dog Food

Do you know the right way to switch dog food? It may be common knowledge to some, but for many, knowing how to switch dog food is uncharted territory. No matter what your dog’s age – puppy, adult, or senior – you should always conduct a gradual transition from his old food to his new food.
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Vacationing with Your Dog? Visit Your Vet First

Vacationing with Your Dog? Visit Your Vet First

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Should I Feed My Dog Grain-Free Dog Food?

Should I Feed My Dog Grain-Free Dog Food?

With the rise of grain-free and gluten-free diets in human food, people are wondering, why grain-free dog food? We believe when it comes to grains, the choice to feed them or not to feed them to your dog depends entirely on your preference.

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Breed Size Matters at the Dog Park

Breed Size Matters at the Dog Park

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