Dog Behavior

The longer you have a dog by your side, the more familiar you become with their unique quirks and different behaviors. So, if you notice something unusual, you might start to worry about your furry friend. Some unusual behavior is normal, but others can be cause for concern. Ideally, you should keep an eye on your dog and take him to the vet if concerning dog behaviors continue. To help you recognize if this behavior is normal or not, keep reading to learn about common dog behaviors like licking, shaking, barking, and more.

4 Canine Facial Expressions

4 Canine Facial Expressions

Remember Dr. Doolittle? He’s the quirky vet who can talk to his animal patients — so naturally, he’s always been one of my favorite characters. Just imagine how fun it would be to sit down and chat with your dog! Well, you may not be able to shoot the breeze with...

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Teach Your Dog How to “Boogie”

Teach Your Dog How to “Boogie”

Did you ever see the show Soul Train? It was a television show back in the 1970s where dancers with the grooviest moves would boogie non-stop to the best music of the time. We called it “getting down with the boogie” back then 🙂 Well, today, I want to show you how...

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Dr. Marty’s DIY Cat Hammock

Have you ever wondered why your cat always wants to curl up in the softest, coziest spot in the room? Well, turns out this need for soft surfaces isn't just because your furry pal loves to be pampered... It goes a little deeper than that. You see, from the tips of...

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Should your dog sleep in your bed?

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...

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What is Whale Eye and What Does It Mean?

What is Whale Eye and What Does It Mean?

Have you ever heard the term “whale eye” and wondered what the heck it means? Whale eye is that look your dog gives you when they’re looking away with their face and making eye contact with their eyes. It’s kind of like side eye for humans. When a dog is giving you...

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Dogs are one of the most popular household pets in America. With their loving, loyal, and unique personalities, there’s no question how they earned the title of man (and woman’s) best friend! Whether you’ve been around dogs your entire life, you’re a first-time owner, or just want to learn more about this amazing animal, the Dr. Marty Dog Blog is here to help.

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.