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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.

Redbone Coonhound Dog Profile

The Redbone Coonhound Dog, otherwise known as Reds, are purebred dogs that are originally from the United States. Reds are classified as hounds, and...

The Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs That Never Were (Debunking the Myth)

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love...

Top 15 Best Dog Agility Equipment Kits

Training your dog for dog agility competitions is more in fashion today than ever before. Agility training takes a ton of time and some...

25 Best Dog Training Books for Beginners and Advanced Trainers

Whether you are undertaking basic obedience training, advanced training or specialized training with your dog, the best dog training books are a must-have resource....

What You Must Know Before Adopting a Working Dog

As a potential dog owner, it can be very confusing when trying to match a specific dog breed with your lifestyle. This especially true...

Health of Purebred Dogs vs. Mutts: Which Dogs Are Healthier?

A common question among potential dog owners is whether there is a difference in the health between pure breed and mixed breed dogs. It...

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...

How to Train an Urban Dog: Tricks to Turn Regular Walks...

Everyone knows that a happy, healthy and engaged dog makes for the best companion. In today’s urban, modern world it can be hard to...

Top 15 Best Dog GPS Collars and Trackers

As more dog owners choose to bring their dogs wherever they go, either on hunts or outdoor activities, the chances of losing the dog...

Which Dog Toys Do Veterinarians Recommend?

Not all dog toys are created equal. In fact, some toys for dogs can actually be dangerous for them to play with and chew...

25 Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Train Dogs (from easiest...

Dogs are a good provider of joy and companionship. This is especially true if you teach them a lot of tricks and commands. Whether...

10 Ways Dogs Communicate Their Sense of Humor According to Science

The personal experiences of at least 50 million dog devotees combined with the high science of a handful of rat-, ape- and dog-tickling animal...

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20 Best Dog Books on Canine Health and Care

Whether you are a veteran dog owner or a newcomer to canine parenthood, a good book can always teach you something about caring for...

Cherry Eye In Dogs: What It Means and How To Deal...

Your dog has been playing outside and you suddenly notice a reddish protrusion in the corner of his eye. A closer look and you...

Dog’s Digestive System Breakdown (and what dogs can and cannot digest)

Food is the fuel that powers your dog’s body, and when welcoming a dog into your home, it’s important that you do your research...

Calming Music for Dogs – What Is It and How Can...

For a lot of people – dog owners and otherwise – the idea of using music to calm your pet feels plain silly. For...