There are certain aspects of dog care that should be routine. Routine dog care includes applying flea prevention medicine, treating allergies, and recognizing hot spots, just to name a few!
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
Here’s a question for you… Does your dog sleep in the bed with you at night? Don’t worry, there’s no right or wrong answer here. The reason I ask is simple... According to new research, over HALF of all dog parents share a bed with their canine pals every night.1 Most...read more
Wondering how to clean dog vomit from carpet? If your pet had an upset stomach and left you a mess to clean up, you may be feeling flustered. How do you go about cleaning vomit in a way that avoids stains and smells later on? And how do you go about cleaning up cat or...read more
Cleaning dog urine isn’t the most pleasant experience, but if you have a pup, accidents will happen. You can keep things green and clean by avoiding chemical carpet cleaners and making your own urine odor eliminators naturally at home. Here’s how. Carpet And Pet Urine...read more
When you bring a baby furry friend into your home, they’ll depend on you for everything right away. You’ll need all sorts of puppy things, like puppy supplies, a dog bed, a dog crate, and food ready to go. Your pup will also need plenty of attention, socialization,...read more
If you’re a new pet parent and you’re working on training your pup, you probably have one big question: just how long does it take to potty train a puppy? If you’ve been knee-deep in the world of potty training for a few weeks now, you may be starting to feel just a...read more
While dogs can’t speak with humans, they’re actually great communicators. Dog sounds – like barking, whining, growling, howling, sighing, and moaning – can give us a pretty clear picture of their emotions. But first, you have to know what the sounds mean! If you have...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
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
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.