If you’re a dog owner, you’ve more than likely had to deal with the smelly result of a leaking anal sac. You might be in your living room when you suddenly notice the stench. Or, even worse, it could happen when you’re taking your dog in the car for a pleasant ride....read more
Dogs attract fleas. It’s an unfortunate fact of life. You’ll find no shortage of flea control products at your local grocery or pet store, but how can you sure they’ll be safe? Is there a way to get rid of dog fleas naturally? Here’s some information on why you need...read more
If your dog is suddenly scratching certain areas of their skin over and over again, your pet might have what are known as “hot spots.” Also known as acute moist dermatitis or pyotraumatic dermatitis, dog hot spots are a common issue, and getting relief for your pooch...read more
All dogs – and all humans, for that matter – have to scratch an itch every once in awhile. But if your dog’s paws seem to be working overtime lately, you probably want to know why. Whether the problem is fleas, allergies, skin issues or something else, getting to the...read more
Just about every dog owner has seen their beloved companion feverishly scratching at their ears. It usually only happens once in a while, but, in some instances, it can become a regular problem. What can be done? Well, if your dog seems to scratch far too often, you...read more
It can be exhilarating to bring home a new dog. But it can be just as devastating if you have to give up that dog because you or someone else in your home is allergic to it. In some cases, severely allergic. But what is it exactly that triggers an animal allergy? And,...read more
If you have a dog, you’ve probably seen it time and time again: Your pooch plops down on the floor, and immediately starts licking their private parts. Not, this can be pretty embarrassing… especially if you have company in your home! But the good news is: This...read more
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.