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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.

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...

Why Do Dogs Bark at the Mailman?

Does your Fido turn into Cujo whenever the mailman arrives? Are you beginning to not receive some of your mail and suspect that it's...

8 Tips for Your First Doggie Play-Date

There are many reasons for being well-prepared for your dog’s first doggie playdate instead of going at it blind. Many dogs are accustomed to...

15 Most Popular Police Dog Breeds

Dogs have been doing police work and working as K-9 officers for many years. Some breeds have been revered for their hard work protecting...

5 Things to Do If Your Dog Was Bit

When your own dog is attacked by another, it can be a terrifying moment. The flurry of teeth, fur, growling, and yelps creates an...

Why Do Dogs Steal Things and How to Stop It

It can be pretty frustrating when your things go missing, but it’s so much worse when you find out that it’s your loyal pooch...

10 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Statistically, the most common dog behavior problems are the main reason why many owners give up on their dogs. Knowing what type of behavioral...

15 Things to Know About Dog Hotels Before You Leave Your...

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at dog hotel may be the best choice. Booking your dog...

15 Best Low Protein Dog Food Brands for Kidney Health

There may come a time (if you're reading this it probably already happened to you) when your veterinarian will recommend the best low protein dog...

12 Unique Ways to Tire Out a Hyperactive Dog

Use these tricks when you can't walk your dog for his daily exercises. You already know that your dogs need regular exercises to be healthy...

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...

5 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Thieves

As nice as it is to be able to let your dog out into the yard while you get ready for work, it’s can...

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