Dr. Marty Pets Blog

Featuring articles on dog health, exercise, and nutrition. Dr. Marty’s dog blog answers questions regarding what kind of people foods dogs can eat, the best dog nutrition, dog breeds, and much more.

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Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cat

Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cat

While you love your cat, if you’re being honest, there are times when they can act in ways that are a little upsetting. This is especially true if they decide to dig their razor-sharp claws into that expensive couch you just bought! But no matter how much your cat...

Nutritionally Balanced Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Nutritionally Balanced Homemade Dog Food Recipes

These days, finding healthy foods for your family is easier than ever. With an abundance of farmers markets, the farm-to-table movement, and an overall desire to know where your food comes from, it is no surprise that people want to make sure their dogs, too, are...

Play This Game for a Sharper Dog

Play This Game for a Sharper Dog

I want to share my 3 pups’ favorite game. They go absolutely crazy for this game — plus it’s made them more alert and more focused. As you know, active playtime is key to keeping your pup mentally enriched… And for strengthening your bond even further. That’s why,...

Recognizing Pancreas Problems & Issues in Dogs

Recognizing Pancreas Problems & Issues in Dogs

Just like humans, dogs can suffer from all kinds of painful health conditions, including pancreas problems. It’s up to each person as a responsible pet owner to watch for signs of discomfort and get your pooch to the veterinarian when necessary. Pancreatitis is a...

What to Do When the Dog Flu Hits

What to Do When the Dog Flu Hits

Can dogs get the flu? Yes, they can. And when they do, unfortunately, it can be fatal. Otherwise known as canine influenza, dog flu is a highly contagious viral infection that affects dogs and cats. Here’s some information on the signs of canine flu, and what to do if...

Symptoms of Dog Constipation

Symptoms of Dog Constipation

Dog constipation, just like human constipation, is an extremely frustrating condition. Fortunately, it’s usually pretty easy to tell if this is happening to your beloved companion. What can you do if your pup is constipated? These are just some of the symptoms of dog...

Caring for Your Dog After Spaying

Caring for Your Dog After Spaying

If the time has come to spay your dog, you might be feeling a bit concerned. And that’s to be expected. After all, your beloved pet will be put under general anesthesia. But this is an extremely safe surgical procedure, and in the vast majority of cases, a dog comes...

Jobs With Dogs: Skills And Salaries

Jobs With Dogs: Skills And Salaries

If you really love dogs, you might want to consider a career working with these beautiful, sweet animals. There are a lot of different jobs with dogs out there, so you have plenty of options. Want to learn more about the best jobs with dogs? Here are just some of the...