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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.

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...

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...

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