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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.

Top 5 Best Leather Dog Collars for Big Dogs

It can be difficult to find the right dog collar for your pooch with so many on the market. There are a number of factors...

15 Vital Safety Tips for Training Dogs with Shock Collars

An electronic dog collar is a dog training device, also known as dog shock collar, that delivers a small electric shock when the trainer presses...

Top 5 Best Dog Foods for Pit Bulls to Gain Muscle

Dogs like Pit Bulls are muscular by nature. It’s one of their many appeals. Their strength and physique also make them superb working dogs,...

Pit Bull Muscle Gaining 101: How to Bulk Up a Pit...

The concept of bulking up a Pit Bull is often associated with a negative connotation. However, the truth is that there are other reasons...

How To Help A Dog Get Onto A Bed or In...

Whether it is when your dog is a puppy, or an elderly dog, at some point it is likely that you will need to...

Golden Retriever Breed Profile

The Golden Retriever, also known as a Golden, is one of the most popular dogs in the United States. They are currently ranked 3rd on...

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....

German Shepherd Dog Breed Profile

For the uninitiated, German Shepherd Dogs are also called the Alsatian in England and other parts of Europe. According to the American Kennel Club,...

How Dog Owners Justify Training Dogs With Shock Collars

Infamous dog shock collars, or e-collars, are the most controversial training tool in the dog world. On one side there are the people who...

10 Lessons on Effectively Crate Training Adult Dog

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

What Breed is My Dog? Here’s How to Tell Your Dog’s...

Depending on where you buy or adopt your new furry friend, you might not be 100% certain and will always wonder, "what breed is my...

15 Best Cheap Chew Toys for Dogs Under $10

If you have a dog that loves to chew, you'll quickly realize that not all dog chew toys are made to the same standards....

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