If your dog is having trouble going number 2, a number of factors could be responsible. Without vet interference or a lifetime of dog experience, it’s difficult to know how to help. In situations like this, you should take your pup to your veterinarian, but there are ways you can help your pal feel comfortable in the meantime. Keep reading to learn those different methods, and how to help prevent dog constipation from happening in the first place.
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
Last Updated: June 7th, 2019 If you have a dog, you’ve probably had to deal with diarrhea or other digestive tract problems at one time or another. Dogs tend to get into things they shouldn’t, like the garbage, outdoor plants, etc. When they eat something that doesn’t...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
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
Digestive problems are no fun for humans or dogs. When your dog has a problem associated with the digestive tract, they’re going to be miserable – just like you would be. What can you do, as an owner, to help your pup? The simple answer: give your dog probiotics....read more
Every pet owner has had to clean up a “bathroom emergency” for their pup. It’s simply a fact of life. But if your pooch has a sensitive stomach, or you regularly deal with a dog upset stomach, there’s something on your local grocery store shelf that could help quite a...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
Constipation can be a frustrating, painful problem—whether it happens to a human or a dog. In most cases, a dog will need to produce stools one or two times a day, but if he’s having problems he’ll either strain a great deal or his stool will be a great deal harder...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.