Dog breeds aside, what matters most about a canine companion is how compatible you are. This includes the dog’s personality, grooming needs, energy levels, size, and so much more. Whether you are looking for information about individual dog breeds, which are the best dog breeds, or what kind of dog is right for you, look no further.
Here’s a question for you… Does your dog sleep in the bed with you at night? Don’t worry, there’s no right or wrong answer here. The reason I ask is simple... According to new research, over HALF of all dog parents share a bed with their canine pals every night.1 Most...read more
If you’ve ever had a poodle, you know they’re one of the best companion dogs out there. This breed of dog has a great sense of humor, loves their family, and loves to be the center of attention. If you’re thinking of bringing a poodle into your family, it’s important...read more
If you’re thinking of bringing a Shih Tzu into your family, you probably have some questions about things like the Shih Tzu temperament, grooming requirements, and trainability. We got you! In this article, you’ll find all of the information you need to decide if this...read more
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,...read more
One of the most magical days in any family's experience is the day you bring home a new puppy or dog. Somehow, a new animal in the home makes days happier and homes warmer. But searching for the right pup can be overwhelming. Every home is different, and every family...read more
When you’re looking at getting a dog, you’ve got to consider a lot of different things. One of those factors is energy. High energy dogs are far more hyperactive than others, which means they’ll need a lot more exercise and playtime. If you don’t have a lot of time to...read more
It can be exhilarating to bring home a new dog. But it can be just as devastating if you have to give up that dog because you or someone else in your home is allergic to it. In some cases, severely allergic. But what is it exactly that triggers an animal allergy? And,...read more
In 1994, University of British Columbia professor Stanley Coren published a book called The Intelligence of Dogs. In it, he included a list of what he determined to be the smartest dog breeds. According to Coren, there are many different kinds of dog intelligence,...read more
The Dr. Marty Pets Dog Blog aims to address all your questions, concerns, and curiosities about dogs. It’s important for dog owners to be well-informed about their companions, and to have a go-to source to answer any questions that arise. That’s what the Dr. Marty Dog Blog is here for! In the blog, you’ll find answers to your questions, as well as questions you didn’t even know you had. From topics such as basic dog care, dog grooming, what can dogs eat, most energetic breeds, best dogs for first time owners, common dog health conditions, and so much more, the Dr. Marty Dog Blog covers all things dog.