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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.

10 Ways to Stop Your Dog from Chewing Bed

You just came home to yet another completely destroyed dog bed. It's the third one you've bought. There are two main reasons why your dog...

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 that...

15 Most Popular Police Dog Breeds

Dogs have been used in law enforcement and police work going as far back as the 5th Century. Modern K9 officers are trained for different...

30 Best Hunting Dogs for All Types of Game

Dogs have been hunting wild animals and birds for centuries. In fact, we all know that originally, dogs were domesticated by humans primarily to...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years, there have been plenty of contention topics among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed or neutered...

25 Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Train Dogs

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

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...

7 Tips for Managing a Multi-pet Household with Kids

There’s nothing so heartwarming as a big family, but it’s true that it can get a bit chaotic at times. A household with multiple...

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...

What to Do If My Dog Was Bit?

When your own dog is attacked by another, it can be a scary moment. The flurry of teeth, fur, growling, and yelps creates an...

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...

5 Proven Signs of Dog Abuse

Despite the fact that FBI labeled animal abuse a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has been...

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