When it comes to canines, there is no shortage of dog facts to learn. Each dog as every dog owners knows, is different, notably due to their breed and unique personality, but there are some universal dog facts that every dog lover should know. In order to be the most informed dog lover you can be, use these resources to better understand different kinds of dog behaviors and learn fun dog facts, basic dog information, interesting careers with dogs, and anything that’s going on in the dog community.
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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
In an ideal world, every dog would be thoroughly socialized as a puppy. But that isn't the case. Say you decided to adopt an older dog who wasn't properly socialized as a pup or you weren’t able to socialize your puppy for a number of reasons. Are you doomed? In...read more
No matter if you prefer large dog breeds, short-haired dogs, a medium-sized dog, or a pup size dog who fits in your purse, your pet is an extra-large part of your family. Most dog owners are prepared to do pretty much anything for their furry friend. When winter...read more
When people mention obsessive-compulsive disorder and separation anxiety, you might figure they’re talking about other people. Did you know dogs can experience the same anxieties people go through? A tell-tale sign dog owners notice anxiety is excessive licking in...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
While dogs can’t speak with humans, they’re actually great communicators. Dog sounds – like barking, whining, growling, howling, sighing, and moaning – can give us a pretty clear picture of their emotions. But first, you have to know what the sounds mean! If you have...read more
Do you know what plants are poisonous to dogs? When it comes to keeping your dog safe, you’re likely vigilant about chocolate, grapes, and xylitol. But have you looked at your garden? Plants poisonous to dogs are everywhere – English ivy, Oleander, and oak trees, for...read more
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...read more
“What can I give my dog for anxiety?” is a question that veterinarians get all the time from well-meaning pet parents. It’s common because so many dogs suffer from anxiety. Anxiety in dogs can be tricky to navigate. For one, we humans feel awful when we know our dogs...read more
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.