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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.

4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

Abuse against animals is more common than one might think. Neglect, animal hoarding, animal fighting, and animal abuse related to violence in the home...

7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash...

We adore dogs for their playful and adventurous nature. Unfortunately, it's also that same nature is what makes them susceptible to a lot of...

What Is a Service Dog?

Service dogs are all the rage these days, and for a very good reason. That said, some owners may consider their pets to be...

Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Owners

Every year in the United States there are 4.5 million cases of dog bites. Dog bites make up 90% of all animal bites that...

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...

Dog Having Trouble Walking: 10 Reasons Why and What to Do

It can be discouraging, frustrating, and even frightening for owners when they notice their dog having trouble walking. This can be caused by a...

How Dog Fighting Business Works

One of the biggest concerns when owning a dog is the possibility of your pooch being stolen and one of the main reasons dogs...

Dog Stealing: How It Works and How to Protect Your Pets

On average, the number of dogs stolen each year is around 2 million, and dog theft is not a small problem in the United...

6 Ways to Prevent Dog Collar Accidents

We put collars on our dogs with the best intentions – for their security, to be able to hold them if something dangerous comes...

Dog Behaviorist vs Dog Trainer: Which One Is Right for You?

Attempting to care for a difficult dog can be tiring but there are various options available for pet owners. There is a choice to...

Muscle Builder for Dogs: What It Is and How to Use...

Using pet supplements to help your dog build muscles is not always recommended. Generally, canines don’t need muscle supplements because they can gain weight...

The Dos and Don’ts of Running with Dogs

When it comes to the right and wrong things to do when preparing to start actively running with your pooch on a regular basis,...

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There are so many human foods that are not recommended for dogs, and processed foods that we're tempted to share with our pets are...
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What to Do If Dog Is Choking?

Our dogs are like children. They like to put different objects in their mouth and chew them or swallow them, which may result in...
Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...
Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs Store-bought Kibble

Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs. Store-bought Kibble

Knowing how much it will cost each month to feed your dog a specific type and/or brand of food, based on the dog’s weight,...
Dog Dental Water Additive - What It Is and How to Use It

Dog Dental Water Additive: Here’s What It Is and How to...

A dog’s dental hygiene may not be at the top of the priority list when it comes to caring for your pet, but it...

5 Most Dangerous Cancerous Tumors in Dogs

Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

Abuse against animals is more common than one might think. Neglect, animal hoarding, animal fighting, and animal abuse related to violence in the home...
Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs, also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis, is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The immune system...
My Dog Has Crusty Scabs on His Back

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to...

Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....
Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur

Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur?

Coconut oil has become quite the craze. People eat it, use it to cook with, and even apply it topically, but is it safe...