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.

Cats are independent critters, but we’re still responsible for their well-being. Read more to learn about the best cat nutrition, important aspects of cat health, human foods cats can eat, and more!

Walking Your Overweight Dog Toward Weight Loss

Walking Your Overweight Dog Toward Weight Loss

One of the greatest things you can do to ensure that your pup lives a long, happy life, is to take care of their health – as you would any family member. And, if that means putting an obese dog on a diet and exercise regime, so be it. Obesity is not just a modern...

Help Your Obese Cat Lose Weight

Help Your Obese Cat Lose Weight

Chubby cats may be adorable in comic strips and memes, but an obese cat is just as much at risk of dangerous health issues as an overweight human. And here’s an alarming statistic: it’s estimated that around 60 percent of cats in the United States are either obese or...

Why Is My Dog Vomiting Yellow?

Why Is My Dog Vomiting Yellow?

If your dog is throwing up, that’s always a cause for concern. But a dog vomiting yellow can be particularly worrisome for a pet owner. These are some of the potential reasons why your dog’s vomit is yellow and other symptoms that may indicate that your dog is sick....

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

There are quite a few natural foods and whole foods you can share that are good for dogs and their health. And one of those foods just happens to be eggs. So, when you ask yourself, Can dogs eat eggs? you should know, the answer is: yes. Yes, they can. Egg Nutrition...

What is a Puppy Cut and Why Is It So Popular?

What is a Puppy Cut and Why Is It So Popular?

The puppy cut is one of the more popular haircuts for dogs. But it can mean different things to different groomers. If you simply ask for a “puppy cut,” the groomer will likely want to learn more before they get out their scissors and shears. Let’s take a look at what...

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Avocado?

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Avocado?

Avocados are known as a human superfood – they’re packed with healthy fats, vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber.1 So, naturally, if there’s a super healthy food that you love, you want to share its benefits with your dog. But, can dogs eat avocado? Many human foods are...

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...