Great Pet Products Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Great Pet Products

There’s more to feeding your cat than just opening a bag or a can

Tuesday, Aug 22nd, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

There’s more to feeding your cat than just opening a can or bag, says feline expert Tony Buffington, DVM, who lectured on the subject at the 2017 AVMA conference in Indianapolis. He says cats are intermittent feeders, so it’s OK to feed them as often as you want. Place food in a safe area where […]

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The one about the exploding rat, and other tales of an exotic veterinarian

Thursday, Dec 15th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

So, who do you call when your husband’s beloved pet rat appears to have exploded while he’s out of town? No, not Ghostbusters. You call a veterinarian who specializes in the treatment of exotic pets. Now, I’m a dog and cat veterinarian. That’s my area of expertise, as well as my preference. Fortunately, there are […]

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A wonderful holiday gift idea, and the proceeds go to help senior dog rescue groups!

Thursday, Nov 3rd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Shakira

Have you ever loved a senior dog? Do you know someone who has? Then this beautiful book will make the perfect gift for yourself or others — with 50 percent of the author’s proceeds going to help senior dog rescue groups during November and December! The book is Senior Dogs Across America: Portraits of Man’s […]

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A new, safe answer to tear-staining in pets

Thursday, Dec 10th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Excessive tears can range from an unsightly nuisance in a light-haired dog to a medical problem if it causes the area to remain perpetually moist. There have been many attempts to find a solution, with people often getting hooked on pet supply store and online products they swear by. The problem is that these treatments […]

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Want pet products made in America? Try these tips!

Friday, Mar 20th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

At the recent Global Pet Expo in Florida, I was seeing stars. Stars and Stripes, that is — the American flag and its colors emblazoned on many displays of pet products, along with variations of the proud claim they were “Made in America!”. Clearly, as concerns over Chinese and other foreign products continue, manufacturers know […]

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