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Deborah Shores, DVM

Deborah Shores, DVM
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In the last 8 years, Dr. Shores has worked as a clinical veterinarian for dogs, cats, small mammals and non-human primates as well as a writer on the subject of pet health. Her passion is breaking down the intricacies of proper dog health care and dog nutrition.

5 Reasons Why Grain Free Diet May Not Be Right for...

In the last few years, grain free diet for dogs have become all the rage for pet parents. It's likely you've heard or read...

A Veterinarian’s Guide on Treadmills for Dogs

Many puppy parents wonder how they can exercise the family dog more frequently or more efficiently. Taking walks or playing outdoors may be difficult...

A Vet’s Guide to Dewormers for Dogs: The What, Why and...

At one time or another in your dog’s life, he may need to take a medication for internal parasites or “worms”. If you believe...

The Vet’s Guide on Buying Shampoo for Dogs

Unfortunately for dogs, there comes a time when they must have a bath. Picking the right type of shampoo for dogs and their specific...

The Vet’s Guide on Wheelchairs for Dogs (9 Things to Know)

Today, mobility options for special-needs dogs have become widely available. If your dog is in need of temporary or permanent mobility assistance, a wide...

How to Feed Dogs With Kidney Disease

One of the more common serious health problems for dogs is kidney disease, and it affects more pets than people realize. A proper dog...

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Staying fit and healthy, and maintaining an ideal weight is just as important for dogs as it is for people. However, the fact is...

Veterinarian’s Guide on Flea Collars for Dogs

Fleas have been a nuisance to dogs and their human companions for a millennia. In the last 50 years, flea control has become much...

The Veterinarian’s Guide on Shopping for Hypoallergenic Dog Foods

Most of us are already familiar with hypoallergenic products for humans – cosmetics, shampoos and the like, but what how much do you know...

15 Best Sensitive Stomach Dog Foods for Upset Stomachs

Tummy troubles are common in dogs. Most of the time dog's digestive troubles can be solved by switching your pet's diet and the right...

Top 20 Best Cheap Grain Free Dog Food Brands

Many dog owners today are aware of the disadvantages that grains can have on canine health. Picking one of the best grain free dog food...

Best Dog Food for Beagles: 5 Vet Recommended Brands

Beagles are amazing little dogs and have gained popularity as house pets in recent years. Even though they were bred to hunt, people have...

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7 Foods and Chews for Dog’s Dental Health (Backed by Science)

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23-Step Checklist for Your First Hunt With a Gun Dog

Even with the most well-trained dog by your side, going on your first canine-assisted hunt can be nerve-wracking. With the popularity of pets growing...

Reddit Dogs: How to Use Reddit to Become a Better Owner

I'm a Reddit addict, and I mostly hang out on random Reddit dogs forums reading tips, asking questions, and browsing cute photos of other...

15 Ways to Prepare for Last Days of Your Dying Dog

Losing a loved one is never easy and the fact that it's a pet doesn’t make it any different. A medical situation can change...

16 Things Your Dog Wants from Amazon

As the most popular online retailer, Amazon is packed full of dog supplies that every pet would love, but sometimes it’s hard to weed...

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The Vet’s Guide on Flea Pills for Dogs

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: Where and How to Find the Best...

It's almost here - Amazon Prime Day for 2018 officially begins on July 16th at 3 PM ET, and many online shoppers looking for bargains...