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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.

15 Ways to Prevent Dogs from Chewing Furniture and Your 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...

17 Alternatives to Shock Collars [Infographic]

Despite still being widely used, shock collars for dogs are considered by many owners and some trainers as an inhumane and impractical method of...

Dogs and Kids: 17 Rules to Keep Them Safe

Dogs can be unpredictable. Their social language can be completely different when compared to the way humans communicate, and this is particularly important to...

Dog on Dog Attack: How to Safely Break Up a Dog...

It's inevitable to encounter other dogs when taking your pooch for a daily walk around the neighborhood or to a dog park. While generally this...

12 Pros and Cons of Wireless Dog Fences [Infographic]

All inner city dog owners secretly envy those in the suburbs or the country – having a yard, an open grass space where your...

30 Best Hunting Dogs for All Types of Game

Dogs have been hunting wild animals and birds for centuries. In fact, we all know that originally, dogs were domesticated by humans primarily to...

Shed Hunting Dog Training: How to Train Your Pooch to Find...

Shed hunting is a springtime search for shed deer antlers. Since deer shed their antlers from mid-January to mid-March, that's the best time to...

My Dog Bit Me: Reasons Why and What You Should Do

More than 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites in the US each year, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for it, according...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years there have been plenty of topics of contention among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

The Truth About the “Safest” Dog Car Seats

The development and effective marketing of dog car seats offer a sense of security for pet owners. But just how safe are the current...

7 Ways to Turn Daily Activities Into Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...

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15 Ways to Prevent Dogs from Chewing Furniture and Your 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...

19 Superfood Snacks for Dogs [Infographic]

We know the value of consuming vegetables and fruits. Packed with nutrition, vitamins, minerals and fiber, they're a big part of maintaining our health....

25 Dog Treats Made in USA

There are a million and one dog treats on the market today, and you can buy them from almost any online retailer or pet...

6 Tips to Keep Your Dog Secure in a Car

Whether you are planning a car trip with your pooch or simply going grocery shopping around the block, securing your dog in a car...

Top 50 Best Dog Food Containers

Dog food storage containers are a necessity for most dog parents. They keep food fresh, make food harder to break into and prevent the...

28 Rules to Follow for Picking Good Dog Food Brands

There are a million and one articles out there packed with information on how to pick a good dog food brand. Unfortunately, the more...

5 Cheap Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Cooking homemade dog food can be a healthier way to feed your pooch than store-bought dog foods. There's a number of well-balanced, healthy, delicious and...

Embrace Pet Insurance Review: Benefits, Coverage, Costs and Overall Value

Having a sick pet can be a heartbreaking experience, and the mounting vet bills only add to a pet owner’s anxiety. Considering that 50%...

10 Key Differences Between Wolves and Dogs

Wolves are majestic and awe-inspiring creatures just like many domestic dogs can be. While some people believe that dogs are still very similar to...

40 Best Dog Breeds for Women

We women have needs. We like things a certain way, and we're not afraid to do what it takes to get what we want....