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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.

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...

You Make ‘Em, They Bake ‘Em – Create Your Own Dog...

Mobile food stands, carts, vans, or trucks have been around for quite a long time now. For consumers from every walk of life, these...

8 Tips for Walking Your Dog Safely Every Single Day

Our dogs need a lot of exercise - some breeds more than others. Walking your dog on a regular basis is the best way...

Agility Training For Dogs: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Watching the clever Border Collie, Tex, win the 2015 Westminster Dog Agility Contest or the whip-quick retriever, Joy, earn the large dog agility prize...

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5 Most Dangerous Cancerous Tumors in Dogs

Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

Abuse against animals is more common than one might think. Neglect, animal hoarding, animal fighting, and animal abuse related to violence in the home...
Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs, also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis, is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The immune system...
My Dog Has Crusty Scabs on His Back

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to...

Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....
Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur

Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur?

Coconut oil has become quite the craze. People eat it, use it to cook with, and even apply it topically, but is it safe...
7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash...

We adore dogs for their playful and adventurous nature. Unfortunately, it's also that same nature is what makes them susceptible to a lot of...
Low Blood Sugar in Dogs - What Owners Should Know

Low Blood Sugar in Dogs: What Owners Should Know

Canine hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, can happen for a variety of reasons. To understand what you should do if your dog is experiencing...
Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister - Here’s What to Do

Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister? Here’s What to Do

Blood blisters, or hematomas, are blisters that form on your dog and are filled with blood. If you ever see a blood blister on...
Dog Teeth Whitening - Step by Step

Dog Teeth Whitening: Here Are Your Options

Many studies show that we first notice a smile when we meet a person. We take a mental note of the person’s teeth, mouth,...
How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo (DIY Step by Step)

How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo

We all know the power of white color. We dress in white to look appealing and make a good first impression. But, don’t you...