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.
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
Turmeric, a spice found in many kitchen cabinets might show potential in not only helping improve human health but canine health as well. Many researchers are looking into turmeric for dogs to see how it might help them deal with several different types of health...read more
Dogs have gas. It’s just part of having a pet. You can be sitting on your couch one night and all of a sudden get a whiff that brings tears to your eyes. While this is, of course, natural, if a dog has excessive gas, you’ll want to do something about it. Here are some...read more
Digestive problems are no fun for humans or dogs. When your dog has a problem associated with the digestive tract, they’re going to be miserable – just like you would be. What can you do, as an owner, to help your pup? The simple answer: give your dog probiotics....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.