Everything you need to know about dog nutrition, food that your dog can eat, other food that your dog should not eat, nutritious dog food ingredients, common allergens in food, healthy dog food and treat recipes, and what kind of supplements you should (and shouldn’t) include in your dog’s diet.
There’s a huge controversy online about a very popular at-home dog health trend: Feeding your dog coconut oil. You see, many people believe coconut oil is a “superfood” because it’s full of MCTs (AKA, medium chain triglycerides.)1 MCTs are fatty acids that can have...read 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
Can dogs eat garlic? Well, the evidence suggests that garlic can hurt both dogs and cats. While you might think it’s a great herb to add to your food – and it’s a staple ingredient in many types of dishes – it appears that garlic is bad for dogs. So no, garlic isn’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
There are quite a few natural foods and whole foods you can share that are good for dogs and their health. And one of those foods just happens to be eggs. So, when you ask yourself, Can dogs eat eggs? you should know, the answer is: yes. Yes, they can. Egg Nutrition...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.