Posts with tag PhD

The Purina P5 App Is Perfect for Punkin

For the millions of people who like to track their activities on their IPhones, and for anyone who wants a little introduction or refresher about the variety of activities available to help you and your dog stay active, Purina has developed the new P5 app for Apple products. (P5 will be available shortly in an… read more

A P5 Video’s Worth a Thousand Words

Perhaps the greatest asset of P5, besides the training expertise of course, is the app’s videos. I can read how to do something with my dog 10 times, and still manage to mess it up. But when I can actually see someone else do it, I can easily mimic the action. No matter what activity… read more

P5 App Useful for New Dog Owners

I found Purina’s P5 app a very useful tool for new or newer dog owners who wish to become more active with their dogs. Downloading the app, however, was not as easy for me as it could have been. I rarely have reason to download any apps at all, so inexperience in this regard was… read more

Diving Into P5

The Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge, a trio of invitational competitions sponsored annually by the dog food manufacturer, is the inspiration behind the company’s revolutionary new app. Launched in January of this year, P5 allows any dog the chance to measure its participation in the kinds of activities usually reserved for serious canine competitors…. read more


P5 Is Fun and Easy to Use

My Old English Sheepdog, Scarlett, has been a big part of my family for over 10 years. As a mature dog, she doesn’t run around like a puppy anymore, but I still need to make sure that she exercises enough. I need the exercise, too! So to track our physical activity, I decided to try… read more

Keep Puppies from ‘Fading’ with Proper Management

Puppy fading. Virtually every breeder has heard the term. However, according to Michelle Kutzler, D.V.M., Ph.D., an associate professor in the department of animal sciences at Oregon State University, no puppy born healthy should die within the first two weeks of birth. If it does, it’s a matter of animal management, not “fading,” she says…. read more