Home Authors Posts by Deborah Shores, DVM

Deborah Shores, DVM

Deborah Shores, DVM
46 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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 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...

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...

OUR LATEST FEATURES

Hyperkeratosis in Dogs: 6 Ways to Prevent It and Treat It

Have you ever noticed that your dog’s nose seems excessively hard or crusty? Or maybe you have noticed that your dog’s paw pads seem...

The Science-based Guide on Benefits of Honey for Dogs

Used by humans in a wide variety of forms, honey is a natural source of sugar, and now dog owners are looking to see...

20 Farm Dog Breeds for Living in the Country

Not just any dog is cut out for farm life. Just like with people, there are a certain set of skills and a certain...

Eye Drops for Dogs: How to Pick the Right Type

The function and anatomy of your dog’s eye is similar in most ways to your own. However, some differences are present including the presence...

Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs: FAQs and What You Should Know

Your dog has been having a lot of gas lately. It’s hard not to notice. You can hear the grumbling going on loudly in...

20 Tasty Homemade Christmas Dog Treat Recipes

Homemade dog treats aren’t just something special to give your dog over Christmas, they’re also a great gift idea! But, with so many homemade...

How to Prevent and Treat Car Sickness in Dogs

Your dog has been getting sick in your car every time you try to go for a ride. You laughed it off as you...