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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Dog Grooming Tips for the Informed Pet Parent

Dog Grooming Tips for the Informed Pet Parent

Is there anything better than snuggling up with your furry friend right after a trip to the dog groomer? Most pet parents would say no! But for some of us, professional dog grooming can be too expensive or too inconvenient to keep up on a regular basis. What’s a...

Bumps on Dogs Head – What You Need to Know

Bumps on Dogs Head – What You Need to Know

You know how much your pooch loves to be petted, scratched, and tickled. But when you run your hand across your pup’s fur, you find something you’d hoped to never feel – a bump on your dog’s head. Is it serious? Don’t panic. Bumps on your dog’s skin are often normal,...

Green Dog Poop – Causes and Concerns

Green Dog Poop – Causes and Concerns

Green dog poop – what is it, and what should you do about it? If you have a dog, odds are that you're intimately familiar with their poop. If they’re constipated, suffering from diarrhea, or pooping out something they shouldn’t…. you’re well aware. All that time...

Essential Oil for Dogs

Essential Oil for Dogs

You don’t need your dog’s powerful nose to want to keep your home smelling nice. Essential oils can make your home smell like a field of flowers or a potpourri of spices. They also have medicinal qualities. But can you use essential oils for dogs? Essential Oils – The...

Dog Muscle Spasms – Causes and How to Help

Dog Muscle Spasms – Causes and How to Help

So, you’re relaxing at home one night when your dog starts twitching. Muscular spasms can be disturbing to see, whether they happen to a dog or a human. What can you do to help dog muscle spasms? Here are some causes of dog muscle spasms and how they can signify...

Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

Causes of Blood in Dog Stool

Seeing blood in your dog’s stool can be scary, especially if it has never happened before. Whether your dog is a puppy or has been with you for years, seeing blood in your pooch’s stool is extremely distressing. If this happens, you should take immediate action and...

What Should I Do If My Dog Is Vomiting Blood?

What Should I Do If My Dog Is Vomiting Blood?

While owning a dog is a wonderful experience, there are times when it can be downright scary. For example, the sight of a beloved dog vomiting blood is one of the most frightening things that can happen to a dog parent. Now, if this ever happens to your pet, you need...

Does My Dog Have Worms? Here Are 8 Signs

Does My Dog Have Worms? Here Are 8 Signs

Many types of worms can affect your dog. These include not only the dreaded heartworm, but roundworms, tapeworms, and others. These parasitic worms can latch onto your dog after they consume contaminated soil, water, feces, spores, or food. Now, the thought of these...

Cat Eye Infection – Causes, Symptoms, & Prevention

Cat Eye Infection – Causes, Symptoms, & Prevention

Cat eye infections are more common than you might think. They’re often caused by a virus or bacteria, but there are many other causes as well. It’s important that you recognize the signs of a cat eye infection and take your furry friend to your veterinarian as soon as...