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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.

How Accurate Are Dog DNA Tests?

In the very beginning, the use of dog DNA tests and determining the genetic origin of an individual dog was done mostly for fun...

Best Dog Food for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: 8 Vet Recommended...

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS) breed was developed in the United Kingdom. These dogs were a favorite of King Charles II. They are...

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...

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 Havanese: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

The Havanese is a unique breed that began its climb to popularity just a few short years ago. Before then, they were largely unknown...

Best Dog Food for Pomeranians: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

The Pomeranian is a small dog with a medium energy level. Like most canines, they are active in their younger years and slow down...

Best Dog Food for Great Danes: 6 Vet Recommended Brands

Great Danes are truly the gentle giants of the dog world. Noble and loyal, these even-tempered dogs have had a strong following for hundreds...

Best Dog Food for Boxers: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

The Boxer's muscular build and high energy level make them tricky to feed. It's important to learn about the best dog food for Boxers...

5 Vet Recommended Dog Dental Chews

Dog dental chews are designed to be both an attractive toy and an effective product for improving dental health. They massage a dog's gums...

Best Dog Food for Mastiffs: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

There are many different types of Mastiffs, or molessor dogs, in the world, from the stout Bull Mastiff to the fancy Dogue de Bourdeaux....

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

Bernese Mountain Dog is an ancient Swiss mountain breed that hails from the town of Bern, which interestingly enough, has its official town symbol...

Best Dog Food for Springer Spaniels: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

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

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