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.
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
There’s nothing quite like a summer picnic or a cookout with friends, family, and (of course) our four-legged family members. But when it comes to treating Fido to some fresh summer fruits, some are fine, but others aren’t. Summer treats like grapes, citrus fruits,...read more
You probably know that bananas are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, and they’re a great snack to fuel our bodies. So it seems like an easy choice to feed your pooch a banana. But can dogs eat bananas? Yes, they can! Thankfully, bananas are completely safe...read more
You don’t always want to give your dog “people” foods. But some might be perfectly fine as a treat. Case in point? Carrots! If Fido loves carrots, you’re in luck. They offer a lot of health benefits, and, as far as human foods go, they’re one of the best. Here’s some...read more
When it comes to giving your dog healthy snacks, fruits and vegetables can be a great alternative to standard, store-bought dog biscuits (and dog food, if you use kibble as a treat). However, always make sure that whatever fruit or vegetable you give your pooch is...read more
When it comes to giving dogs food items from the table, always start by asking, “Is this safe to give my dog?” With the holiday season just ending, many dog owners have been asking the question Can dogs eat cranberries? In this particular case, as far as cranberries...read more
Watermelon is a fantastic fruit. It’s a refreshing treat, especially during the hot summer months. You may enjoy watermelon, but can dogs eat watermelon? The answer is yes, as long as you’re careful. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of watermelon, and how to...read more
If you have a dog, you’re probably familiar with the sight of your pooch hovering nearby whenever you eat. This is especially the case if you have popcorn while watching television. Your pet is ready to pounce on any stray kernels that might make their way to the...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.