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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.

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...

How to Train an Urban Dog: Tricks to Turn Regular Walks...

Everyone knows that a happy, healthy and engaged dog makes for the best companion. In today’s urban, modern world it can be hard to...

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...

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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...

6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Scientific...

Not all foods are created equally, and this is especially true for the different kinds of foods that you feed your dog. In human...

20 Dog Breeds With the Strongest Bite Force

One of the factors of dog's strength is the bite force. So do we know what dog breeds have the strongest bite force? Yes,...

Epileptic Seizures in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Epileptic seizures in dogs occur due to electrical storms in different areas of the brain - this can cause a full, or partial seizure...