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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.

If You Don’t Believe Dogs Have Feelings, Look At These Photos

Every stray dog looks forward to finding her own human family - her own home. The dogs’ stints at shelters and foster homes are...

How Did This Dog End Up In the Middle of the...

It all started when a vandal intruded into Storm’s seaside home in Hastings, Sussex and damaged a part of the fence. Storm is a...

What Is This ‘Pet Detective’ Doing to Help Dog Owners?

This is a case of the runaway dog that went missing from his owner since the fall of 2014. He was practically uncatchable. Each...

Simple Task Makes a HUGE Difference for Shelter Dogs

Here’s one for the books. At an animal shelter in Pennsylvania, a lady in front of a dog’s cage was caught on camera reading...

Philly Says No to Selling Puppies in Pet Stores and Flea...

This is another breakthrough ordinance supporting better treatment of animals. Philadelphia joins over 140 towns and cities that have set up restrictions for the...

This Dog Was Minutes Away From Being Euthanized and Then This...

This video shows a dog named Robin. An animal control officer found and delivered him to a shelter. When he was found, he had...

This Mastiff Mix Didn’t Always Look Like This

Mr. Muggles, a 2-year-old mastiff mix abandoned on the streets, was taken by Arlington Animal Services and has been staying in their facility for...

You’ve Got To See This Amazing Dog Transformation to Believe It

A hairless, emaciated and obviously ill dog was found curled on the roadside in one of the cities in India. He was mindless of...

Could You Make a Dog This Happy?

While it’s true that a picture could speak a thousand words, there’s nothing more vivid than watching this video of a puppy literally jumping...

Bound and Left For Dead, This Pup’s Story Is Miraculous!

What could be more shocking than reading a news story and seeing the picture of your dog, tightly bound with electrical tape around the...

Three Blind Cats Nurtured Back to Life by Two Pit Bulls

Pit bulls are typically regarded as an intimidating dog breed, probably because of their strong build and muscular appearance. However, this story of two...

One Day to Live and Saved by a Hug!

If an image could launch a thousand ships, then this photo definitely moved thousands of likers and sharers! Better yet, it saved two lives...

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