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Patrick Lumontod

Patrick Lumontod
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Patrick has been a long-time dog adopter and currently lives with his two dogs - Tarzan and Loki - in Brooklyn, NY. He is a certified dog trainer, writer on all things dogs, animal shelter volunteer, freelancer researcher of animal sciences and aspiring author.

Top 15 Best Dog GPS Collars and Trackers

As more dog owners choose to bring their dogs wherever they go, either on hunts or outdoor activities, the chances of losing the dog...

Which Dog Toys Do Veterinarians Recommend?

Not all dog toys are created equal. In fact, some toys for dogs can actually be dangerous for them to play with and chew...

25 Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Train Dogs (from easiest...

Dogs are a good provider of joy and companionship. This is especially true if you teach them a lot of tricks and commands. Whether...

10 Ways Dogs Communicate Their Sense of Humor According to Science

The personal experiences of at least 50 million dog devotees combined with the high science of a handful of rat-, ape- and dog-tickling animal...

7 Reasons NOT to Feed Your Dog Raw Dog Food (Based...

In recent years, the trend of feeding raw diets to dogs has been on the rise. With that rising trend comes rising controversy over...

Dog Food Prices: 30 Top Dog Food Brands & Their Value...

When it comes to feeding our pets, every dog owner wants to give the dog the best that one can afford. The question is, however,...

23 Step Checklist to Follow for Your Very First Hunt With...

Even with the most well-trained dog by your side, going on your first canine-assisted hunt can be nerve-wracking. With the popularity of pets growing...

How to Train a Dog to Be an Apartment Guard Dog

When most people go out to get a dog for themselves, their biggest requirement is a companion they can live with and a protector...

Dog Hiking Gear Guide: 13 Items You Need for Hiking With...

Preparation is key when it comes to hiking with your dog. Hiking is a great opportunity to give your dog the physical exercise he...

Top 5 Best Leather Dog Collars for Big Dogs

It can be difficult to find the right dog collar for your pooch with so many on the market. There are a number of factors...

15 Ways To Prevent Dogs From Chewing Furniture and Belongings

We’ve all been there. You turn your back for a moment or you leave your dog unsupervised, and you’ve lost a precious item because...

25 Smart Dog Breeds That Are Easiest To Train

There are a lot of requirements you have to look for when choosing a canine companion; such as how easy she is to care...

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13 Banned Dog Breeds (and tips to prevent aggressive behavior)

Some states have laws that ban owning a dog of a certain breed. Usually the laws will vary from county to county, or city...

Is Raw Food Diet Safe for Dogs?

The raw food diet for dogs has gained a lot of attention in the last few years. As pet owners seek healthier diets for...

How Neutering Dogs May Lead to Cognitive Impairments

The choice of neutering a dog is not an easy one to make. You can spend endless hours navigating the web, weighing pros and cons,...

30 Healthiest Dog Breeds That Live the Longest

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...

Best Dog Food for Poodles: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Poodles are one of the most diverse dog breeds out there, which is why it is so important to find the best dog food for...

4 Dog Breeds That Require the Most Care, Maintenance and Money

Bringing a new canine companion into your home is a big decision and one that should be met with careful consideration. After all, your...

25 Most Travel Friendly Dog Breeds

Do you love to travel? Do you have to travel frequently for work? Do you enjoy going on adventures at the drop of a hat? If...