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.
Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for making sure the heart functions efficiently (by contracting the heart muscles), it helps the blood to clot, it aids in digestion, it supports proper nerve function, and it helps to squeeze...read more
Every pet owner has had to clean up a “bathroom emergency” for their pup. It’s simply a fact of life. But if your pooch has a sensitive stomach, or you regularly deal with a dog upset stomach, there’s something on your local grocery store shelf that could help quite a...read more
It can be tempting to slip your dog a little treat under the table from time to time. Or perhaps more food ends up on the floor than the plate when your partner cooks up a storm. But it’s important to know what kinds of foods might pose a danger if you own a pet....read more
It’s tempting to want to feed your pet the same healthy food that you and your family eat. But, unfortunately, what’s healthy for humans isn’t always healthy for your pup. In fact, some of the healthiest foods for you can be downright toxic for your dog. So, it’s...read more
You may have heard about people feeding olive oil to their dog. And you probably wondered, “Olive oil for dogs? Is that even safe?” Well, the answer isn't just yes... it's a RESOUNDING yes. Because olive oil can have truly wonderful effects on your dog. Olive oil is...read more
It’s not at all uncommon for a dog owner to slip his or her pet a little human food once in a while. After all, we love our pets and want them to be happy. Of course, while the occasional treat is typically harmless, dogs that eat the wrong things can sometimes...read more
Go into just about any grocery or health food store and chances are, you’ll see fish oil supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids. And while you might think fish oil is only beneficial to humans, fish oil for dogs has certain health benefits, as well.1 Here’s some...read more
If you’re like most dog owners, you love your pooch unconditionally. You might even spoil him or her...a lot. And that's completely normal! We all do it! If you overdo it, though, you could unintentionally make him obese – and this could result in some pretty serious...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.