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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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...

Corgi Breeds: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke

Corgi Breeds: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke

When it comes to choosing a dog to bring into your home, there are endless choices. And finding the right breed can be difficult for some. If you’re looking for a dog that is loyal, smart, and great around the family it’s time to consider one of the corgi breeds. But,...

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

What foods are good for dogs? And which ones are bad for dogs? There’s a lot of misinformation out there about which “human foods” are safe to feed to your dog. Today, the question is: Can dogs eat blueberries safely? When it comes to the almighty blueberry, there’s...

How to Recognize the Signs of Bloat in Dogs

How to Recognize the Signs of Bloat in Dogs

Having a dog in your life can be incredibly rewarding. Like humans, though, dogs are prone to certain ailments and conditions, and it is important to understand what some of those conditions are. One of the most serious conditions a dog can suffer from is bloat. Bloat...

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Oranges?

Human Food For Dogs: Can Dogs Eat Oranges?

Can dogs eat oranges? This might be a question you’ve asked yourself when it comes to sharing foods with your pup. It’s tough to know which foods are good for dogs and which are bad for dogs. Most dog owners know that foods like chocolate, macadamia nuts, grapes, and...

Why Is My Cat Staring At Me?

Why Is My Cat Staring At Me?

Just about every cat owner has, at one time, experienced their cat staring at them. Harmless as it might be, it's an unsettling look. You might wonder if your pet is plotting against you in some way, or getting ready to pounce on top of your head! Why does this cat...