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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.

5 Ways to Solve Your Dog’s Barking Problem

A dog barking is natural to them, and it's unreasonable for us as owners to expect our dogs to never bark.  We may not always...

How to Tire Out a High Energy Dog or Puppy: 12...

Sometimes pet owners are unable to bring their dogs out for longer walks due to bad weather or other conflicts. When this happens, dogs may...

How to Crate Training an Older Dog: The Best Way to...

Our dogs love their crates. But crate training an older dog is one of the most misunderstood ways of the house training process. Tons of people...

12 Pros and Cons of Wireless Dog Fences [Infographic]

All inner-city dog owners secretly envy those in the suburbs or the country.  They get the benefit of having a yard, and an open grass space...

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 breeds...

American Staffordshire Terrier Breed Profile

  The American Staffordshire Terrier is commonly referred to as the Amstaff. This loveable dog is the 80th most popular dog in the United States....

25 Dog Tricks: List of Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to...

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

Were Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs? Debunking the Nanny Dog Myth

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love of...

25 Most Common Dog Behavior Issues: Habits and Problems That Are...

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 are...

The Best Dog Anxiety Vests

Mild anxiety in dogs means some barking, but if a dog's anxiety is severe, they may get destructive, aggressive or seriously ill. One of the...

25 Wolf Dog Breeds

It is common knowledge that pet dogs of today are descendants of wolves. While it's not as noticeable in the Chihuahua or the Yorkshire...

Top 6 Best Calming Collars for Dogs

Scientists have studied different types of anxiety treatments and found calming collars for dogs extremely effective at reducing fear and anxiety. There are different calming...

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