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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 Most Popular Police Dog Breeds

Dogs have been used in law enforcement and police work going as far back as the 5th Century. Modern K9 officers are trained for different...

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...

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

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

25 Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Train Dogs

Whether you teach your dog to sit, roll over or catch a ball, any trick will bring a smile to your face and happiness...

20 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

Some people prefer little lapdogs and others enjoy the company of a large slobbering powerhouse. Every dog breed is different. There are mellow lazy...

7 Tips for Managing a Multi-pet Household with Kids

There’s nothing so heartwarming as a big family, but it’s true that it can get a bit chaotic at times. A household with multiple...

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...

What to Do If My Dog Was Bit?

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

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

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

5 Proven Signs of Dog Abuse

Despite the fact that FBI labeled animal abuse a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has been...

25 Smart Dog Breeds That are Easy to Train

Pet owners often have breed requirements before adopting a dog: how easy they are to care for, how much exercise they need, how difficult...

25 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems

Domesticated dogs today are much better today than 10,000 years ago at behaving the way humans wish for them to behave. Even so, there...

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Goldendoodles: 10 Crazy Facts About The Ultimate Doodle Mix

Goldendoodles, also known as Groodle, Goldenpoo, or Goldiepoo, are a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Having both breeds as their parents...
Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs are also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis. This is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The...
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Are you having second thoughts about bringing your fido with you on your family vacation, considering the dog etiquette rules? We don't want our pet...
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Best Dog Pool: Our Top Picks & Insightful Review About Fido...

Are you thinking of getting a dog pool for your four-legged companion? Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time for a swimming party with...
10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Being Tricked)

Everybody agrees that adopting a rescue dog from a shelter is always more praiseworthy. But if you're set on buying a puppy of a...
Top 15 Biggest Dog Companies in the World and Their Most Popular Brands

15 Biggest Dog Companies in the World and Their Most Popular...

It's no secret that the pet industry has grown tremendously over the last 10 years. Pet owners are spending more money than ever on...
Dog Ears - Everything You Must Know About Your Canine's Ear

Dog Ears 101: How to Care for Them and Prevent Problems

Dog ears come in various shapes and sizes; floppy, folded, small or large. Unlike humans, a dog's ears are a central feature of the...
How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

The anal glands on a dog are located on either side of its anus. The glands each contain a sac (located in the middle...
Top 40 Reputable Dog Breeders of 2021: An Overview

Top 40 Reputable Dog Breeders of 2021: An Overview

There are several factors to consider in ensuring your new dog has a healthy genetic history. We went through hundreds and finally found 40...
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How to Introduce Dogs to Your Chickens: A Step-by-Step Guide

Have you ever tried to introduce dogs to your chickens? Or are you planning to do so?  The idea of canines and chickens getting along...