Great Pet Products Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Great Pet Products

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

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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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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