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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.

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...

25 Best Dog Training Books

Whether you are undertaking basic obedience training, advanced dog training or specialized training all by yourself, some of the best dog training books are...

20 Most Ancient Dog Breeds

While many dog breeds are now extinct, today's domesticated pet dogs have a surprisingly direct connection to those ancient breeds. Scientists have now established...

Top 15 World’s Deadliest Dog Breeds

We don’t wish to perpetuate any stereotypes, but it's simply a fact that some dogs have been bred to be more aggressive or are...

Top 9 Best No Pull Dog Collar Choices

Dogs commonly pull on the leash for many reasons and that can be a significant and even a dangerous problem for owners, especially those...

Top 15 Best Dog Agility Equipment Kits

Training your dog for dog agility competitions is more in fashion today than ever before. Dog agility training takes time and monetary investments, but...

How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...

15 Dog Walking Dangers and Safety Tips

It cannot be avoided - taking your pooch for walks everyday is necessary as an exercise routine, for bathroom breaks and playtime activity. But...

3 Crash Tested Dog Harnesses for Cars

A dog harness is a perfect tool for securing your pet in the car when extenuating factors prevent them from being safely crated. However,...

6 Dangers of Dogs Pulling on Leash (And What You Must...

Leash pulling is fairly common in excited dogs, with their collar squeezing around the dog’s throat. In fact, a 2008 study reported leash pulling...

Your Dog Bit Another Dog? 7 Steps You Must Follow After...

You're in a dog park, and your pooch is playing with another dog. All of a sudden, the situation escalates and they start fighting....

7 Reasons You’re Failing at Housebreaking a Puppy (And How to...

Housebreaking a puppy can be frustrating and may seem hopeless when all your efforts are failing. If your dog isn’t picking up the training...

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Coconut oil has become a health trend among humans in the past decade. Now, it's getting into the pet industry as well, thanks to...
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Stomach upset in dogs is common, and most pet owners will have to deal with this at some point. Dietary changes will be key...
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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...
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25 Best Dog Training Books

Whether you are undertaking basic obedience training, advanced dog training or specialized training all by yourself, some of the best dog training books are...
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