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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.

25 Smart Dog Breeds That Are Easiest To Train

There are a lot of requirements you have to look for when choosing a canine companion; such as how easy she is to care...

15 Vital Safety Tips for Training Dogs with Shock Collars

An electronic dog collar is a dog training device, also known as dog shock collar, that delivers a small electric shock when the trainer presses...

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

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

Top 5 Best Dog Foods for Pitbulls to Gain Weight

Is your bully having a hard time gaining weight and lean muscle? Then it's time to take a look at the ingredients in his daily...

6 Step Checklist for Fast & Effective Dog Teeth Brushing

Did you know that dog teeth brushing is not only a matter of your pet's dental hygiene and preventing bad breath, but it also affects...

Top 5 Best Dog Foods for Pit Bulls to Gain Muscle

Dogs like Pit Bulls are muscular by nature. It’s one of their many appeals. Their strength and physique also make them superb working dogs,...

Pit Bull Muscle Gaining 101: How to Bulk Up a Pit...

The concept of bulking up a Pit Bull is often associated with a negative connotation. However, the truth is that there are other reasons...

Preventing Over-Vaccination in Dogs & Real Dangers of Puppy Vaccines

As pet owners, we all know just how important vaccinating our dogs against certain diseases is. We should all know the big three –...

Best Dog Food for Dobermans: How & What To Feed Doberman...

When it comes to feeding a dog, there's quite a few variables to consider. Breed is one of them. The best dog food for...

13 Best Dogs for Cats: Which Dog Breeds Get Along with...

If you’re like me, you love all fur babies. Unfortunately, not all fur babies love each other. Most dogs will get along with cats...

5 Most Common Problems with Crate Training Dogs & How to...

Pet owners know that crate training dogs is a great way to help our pets stay out of trouble when left alone, either when you...

Dog Agility Competitions: How to Start, Science on Risks, Injuries, Pros...

Getting your pooch into dog agility competitions can be a great way for you and your pet to bond and exercise together. Agility dogs...

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Can Humans Get Worms from Dogs?

When owners bring their dogs to my clinic to deal with worms, they will often ask, can humans get worms from dogs? The simple answer...

Best Dog Food for Beagles: 5 Vet Recommended Brands

Beagles are amazing little dogs and have gained popularity as house pets in recent years. Even though they were bred to hunt, people have...

Best Dog Food for French Bulldogs: 7 Vet Recommended Brands

French bulldogs have experienced an unprecedented increase in popularity over the last few years. They are not just special because of the bond they hold...

13 Banned Dog Breeds (and tips to prevent aggressive behavior)

Some states have laws that ban owning a dog of a certain breed. Usually the laws will vary from county to county, or city...

Is Raw Food Diet Safe for Dogs?

The raw food diet for dogs has gained a lot of attention in the last few years. As pet owners seek healthier diets for...

How Neutering Dogs May Lead to Cognitive Impairments

The choice of neutering a dog is not an easy one to make. You can spend endless hours navigating the web, weighing pros and cons,...