Dog health is a vast subject. Your veterinarian plays a key role in ensuring your dog is healthy, but you play a key role, too! Dog health involves nutrition, supplements, exercise, digestive health, ear infections, teeth and gums health, and symptoms like dog vomit and even dog poop. The more you know, the better equipped you are to keep your dog in the best health possible and to know when it’s time to bring your best friend to the vet.
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...read more
So, you’re relaxing at home one night when your dog starts twitching. Muscular spasms can be disturbing to see, whether they happen to a dog or a human. What can you do to help dog muscle spasms? Here are some causes of dog muscle spasms and how they can signify...read more
Seeing blood in your dog’s stool can be scary, especially if it has never happened before. Whether your dog is a puppy or has been with you for years, seeing blood in your pooch’s stool is extremely distressing. If this happens, you should take immediate action and...read more
While owning a dog is a wonderful experience, there are times when it can be downright scary. For example, the sight of a beloved dog vomiting blood is one of the most frightening things that can happen to a dog parent. Now, if this ever happens to your pet, you need...read more
Many types of worms can affect your dog. These include not only the dreaded heartworm, but roundworms, tapeworms, and others. These parasitic worms can latch onto your dog after they consume contaminated soil, water, feces, spores, or food. Now, the thought of these...read more
Dog poop isn’t a pleasant subject, but it is worth talking about. Why? Well, because it often paints a clear picture of your beloved pet’s health. Dog feces is actually a good barometer of how your pet is doing. Here’s a guide to what signifies healthy poop and other...read more
One of the greatest things you can do to ensure that your pup lives a long, happy life, is to take care of their health – as you would any family member. And, if that means putting an obese dog on a diet and exercise regime, so be it. Obesity is not just a modern...read more
If your dog is throwing up, that’s always a cause for concern. But a dog vomiting yellow can be particularly worrisome for a pet owner. These are some of the potential reasons why your dog’s vomit is yellow and other symptoms that may indicate that your dog is sick....read more
These days, finding healthy foods for your family is easier than ever. With an abundance of farmers markets, the farm-to-table movement, and an overall desire to know where your food comes from, it is no surprise that people want to make sure their dogs, too, are...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.