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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...

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...

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 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...

Best Dog Food for Dachshunds: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Dachshunds are some of the friendliest little dogs you will ever meet. These “wiener dogs” not only have an adorable sausage-like body shape and...

Best Dog Food for Labrador Retrievers: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

It is no secret that the Labrador Retriever has captured the hearts of millions world-wide. While they are known as one of the best...

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

German Shorthair Pointers are a favorite among sportsmen and families alike. This active, fun breed is unique among the sporting breeds and can have...

Best Dog Food for English Bulldogs: 6 Vet Recommended Brands

English bulldogs are one of the most recognizable breeds out there. They are mascots of many Universities, companies and even branches of the military,...

Best Dog Food for Rottweilers: 5 Vet Recommended Brands

Rottweilers are amazing, beautiful dogs with personalities to match. These dogs are smart and easy to train, which is what makes them an excellent...

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,...

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