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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.

Everyone Loves a Lab Mix, But Why?

Everyone Loves a Lab Mix, But Why?

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...

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The Yellow Dog Project (what is it!?)

The Yellow Dog Project (what is it!?)

Dogs are very sociable animals. It’s partly ingrained in them as a descendant of the wolf – an animal whose life is built around its pack. But researchers also believe that we may have (unintentionally) bred a hypersocial personality trait into domesticated dogs over...

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Why Does My Dog Howl When I Play Music?

Why Does My Dog Howl When I Play Music?

Does your dog love to join in on the latest Adele track? Or, perhaps Fido is the first to add his vocals when your family gathers around the piano during the holidays? They’re certainly always keen to mimic those fire trucks racing by. So ...Why do dogs howl to music?...

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5 Best Tips For When Your Dog Is In Heat

5 Best Tips For When Your Dog Is In Heat

If you’ve never had a dog in heat, or estrus, it can be very difficult to know what to expect. You want the best for your pup, of course, but what exactly should you do in order to help her? Some people choose to ignore the issue entirely, while others panic. But,...

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7 Reasons Why Your Dog Might Be Shaking

7 Reasons Why Your Dog Might Be Shaking

As a dog owner, seeing your beloved companion shaking for no apparent reason can be unnerving and downright frightening. What’s making your pup shake? Often, this behavior isn’t cause for concern. That said, there are times when shaking is a sign that something...

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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.