Most dogs will eat just about anything in front of them, which means it’s up to their human companions to discern between what is healthy dog food and what is not. Read on to learn about some DIY recipes, what dogs can eat, what dogs can’t eat, nutritious dog food ingredients, and more.
If you've ever asked yourself: “Can my dog eat cinnamon?” — you're not alone. Cinnamon truly is the “the spice of life," whether you like sprinkling it on coffee, tossing it in with apples, or drinking it down with a cup o' cider. It’s a natural spice that can...read more
Pumpkin: the Unlikely Canine Superfood? Is pumpkin good for dogs? Most people only think of pumpkins as fun decorations in the fall season… But did you know: This festive vegetable is a “canine superfood?” Pumpkins belong to the same botanical family as squash,...read more
Can my dog eat cheese? Have you ever been enjoying a string cheese snack, and noticed your dog staring longingly at your food? Well, that’s because dogs LOVE cheese of all kinds. In fact, trainers will use it as a special treat to motivate dogs. Some veterinarians...read more
We’re in the “dog days” of summer! That means these are the HOTTEST days of the year — which makes it more important than ever to help your furry pal stay hydrated. If your pet spends time outside, they’re at risk of overheating… And indoors, their body temperature...read more
Don't you just love this time of year? The days are longer, the weather warms up, and summer's in full swing. And I know your kitty has been enjoying those extra hours to nap in the sun! My cat Miko can’t resist curling up in a sunny spot — especially if he can also...read more
Last Updated: June 7th, 2019 If you have a dog, you’ve probably had to deal with diarrhea or other digestive tract problems at one time or another. Dogs tend to get into things they shouldn’t, like the garbage, outdoor plants, etc. When they eat something that doesn’t...read more
Last Updated: May 31st, 2019 If you’re a dog parent and your pup is feeling sick, you want to do whatever you can to make them feel better. But when your pooch has an upset stomach, for instance, you may want to look for a natural remedy. In these instances, consider...read more
Can dogs eat grapes? Are raisins bad for dogs? The answer’s an easy one: no. It’s something every dog owner should know — dogs and grapes are not compatible. But, why are grapes bad for dogs? Well, basically, grapes and raisins are extremely toxic to your four-legged...read more
Wanting what’s best for your dog—and keeping them happy—don’t always go hand in hand. If that was the case, every dog treat you’ve ever given your pup would be delicious and good for them. But the fact is, a lot of store-bought dog treats aren’t the healthiest option...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.