Dog Safety

Should dogs wear a seat belt in the car? Does your dog need a jacket in cold weather? There are a lot of different aspects to keeping your dog safe, whether it’s playing at the dog park, going for a walk, driving in the car, or extreme weather. Keep reading about the best ways to keep your dog safe and make practical, informed decisions about dog safety.

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...

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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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Doggy Danger: Poison Ivy on Dogs

Doggy Danger: Poison Ivy on Dogs

Can dogs get poison ivy? They definitely can, and poison ivy on dogs is no joke. If you’ve ever brushed up against this plant, you know how the itching and rash can drive you crazy. Well, the same goes for your dog. Here’s some information on how you can tell if your...

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe in Hot Weather

How to Keep Your Dog Safe in Hot Weather

When the temperature rises, the risk of heat stroke and other health problems rise as well – for humans and pets. That’s why it’s so important to do whatever you can to keep your beloved companion cool and safe during those hot summer months. Here are a few simple...

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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.