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!

Facts About Dog Health Every Dog Parent Should Know

Facts About Dog Health Every Dog Parent Should Know

Us humans can be obsessive about our dog’s health. Is she eating too fast? What are these skin irritations? Why is everyone talking about raw diets, and should we try one? The list of dog health concerns goes on and on. It’s easy to understand why. Dogs bring joy to...

Dog Hives – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dog Hives – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Did you know that dogs can get hives, just like humans? And dog hives can be as frustrating to your pet as human hives are to you. The constant itching, skin irritation, and other symptoms, can drive your companion crazy! Here are some of the reasons why dogs get...

Why Is My Dog’s Poop Black?

Why Is My Dog’s Poop Black?

Black dog poop can be an alarming sight. If you’ve recently spotted an irregular pile of feces, good for you to notice! Not to be gross or anything, but it’s always a good idea to keep tabs on your dog’s bowel movements. Changes in poop color, consistency, texture,...

Blood In Cat Stool – What Does It Mean?

Blood In Cat Stool – What Does It Mean?

Seeing blood in cat stool is obviously alarming. Does it mean that your beloved pet has a serious disease? Is your cat experiencing some sort of blood clotting problem? Do you need to get veterinary help? Blood in your cat’s stool can be caused by everything from diet...

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...