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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.

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...

Best Dog Food for Shetland Sheepdogs: 8 Vet Recommended Brands

Shetland sheepdogs are one of the most recognizable breeds out there, as they look like a miniature Collie. “Shelties” as many call them, were...

Best Dog Food for Brittany: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

Famous Brittanys are a very unique breed. A medium sized hunting dog, they thrive in the field, retrieving birds. They were once only known...

Best Dog Food for Pomeranians: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

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

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 Boston Terriers: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Boston terriers are silly, adorable little bundles of energy. These feisty pups can be tricky to feed. They love to eat, which can lead...

Best Dog Food for Shih Tzus: 10 Vet Recommended Brands

For thousands of years, the regal Shih Tzu has charmed its way into the hearts of millions of pet owners. They are one of...

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

A very regal dog indeed, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS) was developed in the United Kingdom. These dogs were a favorite of King...

Best Dog Food for Australian Shepherds: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

If you are looking for a dog that might be smarter than you, look no further than the Australian Shepherd. These intelligent, energetic dogs...

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