Blog - Dr. Marty Becker


From pet health tips to ideas on fighting boredom and loneliness in pets, you can learn how to make your pets' lives better here.

Win a veterinary practice transformation from me and my team!

Tuesday, Jan 6th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Veterinary practices: Would you like me, along with my team, to visit your practice, take its vitals, and give you not only a prescription for transformation, but three months of follow-up support, absolutely free? Thanks to our friends at Embrace Pet Insurance, you can enter to win just that! Find out the rules and how […]

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When the kids come home for the holidays – to see the pets!

Monday, Jan 5th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

We have been blessed to raise two wonderful, animal-loving children, and  were additionally blessed to have them come back to Almost Heaven Ranch for the holidays. I’m sure they were glad to see us, but the real highlight of the visit was our animals! This is our 24-year-old son, Lex. Having graduated with highest honors […]

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These wings and halo help my blind dog ‘see’

Friday, Jan 2nd, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

When they see her unerringly race after and retrieve a thrown ball, some people find it hard to believe my 15-year-old Golden Retriever, Shakira, is blind. But she is, and her tendency to turn into a furry bumper car in unfamiliar surroundings tells the tale. I was recently sent a review product called “Muffin’s Halo” […]

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I hope you and yours (pets included, of course!) have a wonderful and prosperous New Year!

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My picks for the top new pet products of 2014!

Tuesday, Dec 30th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

The multibillion-dollar pet industry keeps coming up with ways to make our lives with animals better. Some are toys, some are veterinary products, some are home and pet-care items. I see them throughout the year as I travel to trade shows and veterinary conferences, and I try them out myself when possible or get my […]

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