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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.

Best Dog Food for Weimaraners: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Sleek, gorgeous and bright the Weimaraner is an amazing dog both in the field and in the home. These large sporting dogs have traditionally been...

Best Dog Food for Maltese: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

It seems fitting that a dog as beautiful as the Maltese would take the name of its equally beautiful homeland, the island of Malta....

Best Dog Food for Vizsla: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Th Must Knowe Vizsla is a Hungarian hunting breed dating back to the 10th century and beyond. Also known as the Hungarian Pointer, the...

Best Dog Food for Chihuahua: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

One of the smallest breeds in the dog world, the Chihuahua has taken over! They have been one of the most popular breeds over...

Best Dog Food for Cocker Spaniels: 8 Vet Recommended Brands

Cocker Spaniels are some of the most well-known, adorable little dogs. Their sweet personalities, soft brown eyes and fluffy ears have kept their popularity...

Best Dog Food for Mastiffs: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

Mastiffs, or molessor dogs, are an incredible group of canines. There are many different types of Mastiffs in the world, from the stout Bull...

Best Dog Food for Springer Spaniels: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Today dog foods are not one-size-fits-all. Continued canine nutritional research and investigations into the dog’s genome have shown that different individuals can benefit from specific...

Best Dog Food for Bernese Mountain Dog: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

Bernese mountain dogs look like adorable tiny black bears as puppies and grow to adult bear-size by the time they are 8 months old!...

Top 10 Best Performance Dog Foods for Working and Athletic Dogs

Athletic dogs have very unique individual nutritional needs. Not only does an athletic or working dog's diet vary based on his age, weight and...

7 Vet Recommended Supplements for Dogs

Many nutritional supplements for dogs are now the go to tool for pet parents as a potential prevention of certain health issues in dogs. Even though...

Top 20 Best Senior Dog Food Brands for Health and Longevity

Did you know that you should be having regular conversations with your veterinarian about your senior pet's diet and how it suppose to evolve?...

Top 20 Best Cheap Grain Free Dog Food Brands

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

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For a lot of people – dog owners and otherwise – the idea of using music to calm your pet feels plain silly. For...

Best Dog Food for Weimaraners: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Sleek, gorgeous and bright the Weimaraner is an amazing dog both in the field and in the home. These large sporting dogs have traditionally been...

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Skin tags on dogs are small benign growths that can appear on any canine, of any age. Some breeds have a greater chance of...