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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.

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...

Best Dog Food for Miniature American Shepherd: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

Miniature American Shepherds, also known as “Mini Aussies”, are becoming wildly popular around the world. Minis were first bred in the late 1980's in...

Best Dog Food for Newfoundland: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

Newfoundland dogs, or “Newfies” are the giant teddy bears of the dog world. They are super-sized and have super-sweet personalities to match. These gentle...

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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...

20 Signs of Stress in Dogs [Infographic]

For self-aware mammals like humans, stress signs are a good thing because that's what helps us navigate and function in our daily lives. For...

10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

Recent studies found that boredom in canines is very real, and it's more dangerous than one might assume. Research demonstrated the negative effects of...

25 Escape Artist Dog Breeds That Are Good at Running Away

Some dogs seem to be descendants of Houdini. Every time their owner thinks they have fixed the escape route, the pup just finds another...

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When you have a dog, shopping for a new vacuum can be excruciating. You need a vacuum that’s light enough to carry, yet heavy...

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Many future pet owners prefer getting purebred dogs, and will try to find local dog breeders with that purpose. There are plenty of reasons...

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13 Dog Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Science-Based

Just Google the words dog nutrition tips and you will be assaulted with a deluge of results. There are literally thousands of so-called tips. But,...