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.
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
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
Can dogs get the flu? Yes, they can. And when they do, unfortunately, it can be fatal. Otherwise known as canine influenza, dog flu is a highly contagious viral infection that affects dogs and cats. Here’s some information on the signs of canine flu, and what to do if...read more
Dog constipation, just like human constipation, is an extremely frustrating condition. Fortunately, it’s usually pretty easy to tell if this is happening to your beloved companion. What can you do if your pup is constipated? These are just some of the symptoms of dog...read more
If the time has come to spay your dog, you might be feeling a bit concerned. And that’s to be expected. After all, your beloved pet will be put under general anesthesia. But this is an extremely safe surgical procedure, and in the vast majority of cases, a dog comes...read more
Having a dog in your life can be incredibly rewarding. Like humans, though, dogs are prone to certain ailments and conditions, and it is important to understand what some of those conditions are. One of the most serious conditions a dog can suffer from is bloat. Bloat...read more
When you’re looking at getting a dog, you’ve got to consider a lot of different things. One of those factors is energy. High energy dogs are far more hyperactive than others, which means they’ll need a lot more exercise and playtime. If you don’t have a lot of time to...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.