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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.

How Dog Fighting Business Works

One of the biggest concerns when owning a dog is the possibility of your pooch being stolen and one of the main reasons dogs...

Dog Stealing: How It Works and How to Protect Your Pets

On average, the number of dogs stolen each year is around 2 million, and dog theft is not a small problem in the United...

6 Ways to Prevent Dog Collar Accidents

We put collars on our dogs with the best intentions – for their security, to be able to hold them if something dangerous comes...

Dog Behaviorist vs Dog Trainer: Which One Is Right for You?

Attempting to care for a difficult dog can be tiring but there are various options available for pet owners. There is a choice to...

Muscle Builder for Dogs: What It Is and How to Use...

Using pet supplements to help your dog build muscles is not always recommended. Generally, canines don’t need muscle supplements because they can gain weight...

The Dos and Don’ts of Running with Dogs

When it comes to the right and wrong things to do when preparing to start actively running with your pooch on a regular basis,...

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,...

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...

Top 25 Best Dog GPS Collar Trackers

As more dog owners choose to bring their dogs wherever they go - hiking, camping, hunting, other outdoor activities or simply long walks - the...

8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven’t Tried Yet

Having your dog perform tricks in front of your friends is not only a way to have fun and bond together with the pet,...

The Pet Owner’s Guide to Dog Muscle Supplements

If your pet isn’t suffering from a specific health condition that could be improved upon with muscle supplements, or a veterinarian doesn’t prescribe or...

The Ultimate Guide to Hunting Dog Training

The initial aspects of training a hunting dog can seem daunting. But when you break down the process into its key goals and basic...

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Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail...
Dog Falling Down the Stairs - Why and What to Do

What You Should Do If Your Dog Keeps Falling Down the...

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8 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home for Christmas

Dog owners, especially those with puppies, that wish for a lovely Christmas time need to ensure the safety of their young dogs. Christmas celebrations...
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7 Vitamins for Dogs That All Dog Owners Need to Know...

Dogs, like humans, need vitamins in specific quantities for the proper functioning of their metabolism. Most often, a good quality dog food you're buying...
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It is common knowledge that pet dogs of today are descendants of wolves. While it's not as noticeable in the Chihuahua or the Yorkshire...
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Is Your Dog Afraid of Stairs? Here’s How to Fix This...

Does your puppy or dog whine, cry, tuck their tail, and turn away when it comes to using a set of stairs? You're not...
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48 Ways to Save Money on Dog Grooming, Training and Supplies

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13 Ways to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite in Dogs

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