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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

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

As a pet owner, you want the best for your dog. Determining what constitutes “the best,” however, can be difficult, especially when it comes to dog food.

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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

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What Should I Feed My Large Breed Puppy?

What Should I Feed My Large Breed Puppy?

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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

You pride yourself on giving your dog the very best. But truth be told, there are only a few tell-tale signs that indicate your dog’s health is truly up to snuff. You might check your dog’s eyes for clarity, skin and coat for glossiness, and stool for shape and consistency. But what else can be done to look after your dog’s health?

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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

That exciting time of year when people and pets don their scariest costumes, put spooky pumpkins out on display, and make the annual door-to-door trek for trick-or-treating is approaching quickly. For many, it’s all fun and games. But for some, all that heightened excitement can be stressful for dogs, especially if they react negatively to the doorbell constantly ringing.

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How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

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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?

Fewer pet owners are taking their pets to the veterinarian for a yearly checkup. Sadly, as a result, preventable diseases like diabetes, heartworm or dental disease are on the rise. So why are so many pet owners forgoing their pet’s annual checkup?

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5 Myths About Dog Behavior

5 Myths About Dog Behavior

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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

When you’re a dog owner, fall takes on a whole new meaning other than just cooling temperatures and falling leaves. Fall is a dog shedding season when many dogs shed their summer coats to make room for new warm winter coats. Depending on if your dog has long fur, curly fur, short fur, or wiry fur determines the method of grooming.

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FactRetriever: Can Dogs Eat Fish?

FactRetriever: Can Dogs Eat Fish?

Pop quiz: Can dogs eat fish? It's a commonly asked question about a somewhat uncommon dog food ingredient. The short answer: Dogs can eat fish. In fact, fish ingredients like salmon, fish meal and fish oil each have important nutrients that can benefit your dog's overall health. Here are the some of the nutritional benefits fish can have for your dog:

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FactRetriever: 3 Reasons Why Your Dog Is An Omnivore

FactRetriever: 3 Reasons Why Your Dog Is An Omnivore

Let it be known that dogs are not carnivores. You may have heard them referred to as carnivores, but the fact is, a dog’s diet isn’t confined to just meat. They’re omnivores, and here are the top three reasons why:

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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?

Regular exercise is one of the best ways to help your dog maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle. Plus, it’s a great way for both of you to spend some time together.

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4 Tricks to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

4 Tricks to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

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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?

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How to Read Your Dog Food Label

How to Read Your Dog Food Label

Our food is formulated by nutritional experts, but you shouldn't need a PhD to understand what’s in your dog’s food. There should be an easy way to understand all the ingredients and nutrients that go into the food, but sometimes the label can be confusing.

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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

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Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks This Summer

Experts are predicting tick populations to rise to an all-time high this year. And ticks don’t discriminate against age, so whether your dog is a puppy, an adult, or a senior dog, be prepared to take action against ticks. Follow these guidelines – from prevention to removal – to avoid tick-borne diseases in your dog this summer.

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

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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?

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Breed Size Matters at the Dog Park

Breed Size Matters at the Dog Park

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