Poop isn’t the most fun to talk about, but your dog’s doody means something! Color and consistency are two important indicators of your dog’s health. Continue reading to learn about different dog poop colors, various consistencies, what they mean, and how you can keep your dog’s poop healthy.
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
Black dog poop can be an alarming sight. If you’ve recently spotted an irregular pile of feces, good for you to notice! Not to be gross or anything, but it’s always a good idea to keep tabs on your dog’s bowel movements. Changes in poop color, consistency, texture,...read more
Green dog poop – what is it, and what should you do about it? If you have a dog, odds are that you're intimately familiar with their poop. If they’re constipated, suffering from diarrhea, or pooping out something they shouldn’t…. you’re well aware. All that time...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
Checking your dog’s poop isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time, obviously. But it can give you a clear picture of your pet’s overall health. Mucus in the stool is never normal. If you see it, that could be a sign of a potentially serious problem. Here’s some information...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.