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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.

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 kidney...

Dog Products Related Health Issues That Vets Often Run Into

Pet parents spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year on their canine companions. They buy dog beds, chew toys, leashes, collars, and lots...

10 Vet Recommended Dog Food Brands That Are Inexpensive (2021)

As a veterinarian, dog lovers are always asking me for my opinion on the top vet recommended dog food brands that are healthy for...

Best Dog Food for Golden Retrievers: 5 Vet Recommended Brands

From the moment they are born, Golden Retrievers are balls of sweet, silly fun. They are friendly dogs that enjoy spending time with adults,...

Best Dog Food for Boston Terriers: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Boston Terrier pups can be tricky to feed. They love to eat, which can lead to obesity if they aren't kept on a healthy,...

Best Dog Food for Shih Tzus: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

Shih Tzus are one of the most well-known lap dogs on the planet, and these pups are known for their warm personality and love...

5 Best Dog Foods for Schnauzers

Most manufacturers producing food for Schnauzers try to determine ingredients that will provide all the essential nutrients to fit the activity, body size, and...

11 Best High Fiber Dog Food Brands

If a vet recommended a high fiber diet for your dog, it's probably for one of two reasons: (1) to form good or better...

Best Food for Dogs 101: Dog Food Buying Guide

Introduction   There are tons of options out there for the best food for dogs available today, and it can be very intimidating for new pet...

Best Dog Food for German Shorthair Pointers: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

  German Shorthair Pointers (GSP) is a unique and very active breed with a wide range of nutritional needs across their lifetime. The German Shorthair Pointer...

Best Dog Food for Maltese: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

The Maltese dog breed has a number of genetic health concerns, some of which can be effectively managed through diet. The best dog food for...

The Best Hypoallergenic Dog Food Brands

Usually, it's dog food ingredients first to be blamed when a dog shows food allergy symptoms. While it's not always an allergic reaction to dog...

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Dog Kidney Disease Diet - Science-based Guidelines on Feeding Dogs

How to Feed Dogs With Kidney Disease

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Millennials on Parenthood: 10 Reasons Why Millennials Opt For Pets

In this generation, instead of choosing parenthood and starting a family, more and more millennials are opting to welcome and take care of pets.  Furthermore,...
Litter Training Your New Kitten Or Cat: A Comprehensive Guide

Litter Training Your New Kitten Or Cat: A Comprehensive Guide

Do you have a kitten at home? If yes, how are they coping so far? Are they doing well with litter training, or do...
Unwanted Pregnancy in Dogs: Prevention and Termination

Unwanted Pregnancy in Dogs: Prevention and Termination

Most dogs get in heat at least twice or three times a year, depending on their size and breed. Female dogs attract male dogs...
Most Common Health Conditions in Dogs To Look Out For

Most Common Health Conditions in Dogs To Look Out For

Owning a dog is both a privilege and a responsibility. It's a lifetime commitment that entails several duties, including keeping them from any common...
What is the Best Dog Food Brand for Health

Top 10 Dog Foods: Best Dog Food Brands Analysis and Review

The problem with the pet food market is that most dog companies aren't trying to find out the best dog food brand for optimum...
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Owning a dog is enormously fun; they bring happiness to our lives, causing us to feel less lonely and more alive. It's no secret,...