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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 Owners Justify Training Dogs With Shock Collars

Infamous dog shock collars, or e-collars, are the most controversial training tool in the dog world. On one side there are the people who...

How Fighting Dogs Are Trained: The Grim Reality

We know that dog fighting is illegal, but many believe that it shouldn’t be. What exactly goes into training these canines? Which breeds are...

10 Lessons on Effectively Crate Training Adult Dog

Our dogs love their crates. But crate training adult dog is one of the most misunderstood ways of the house training process. Tons of people are...

What Breed is My Dog? Here’s How to Tell Your Dog’s...

Depending on where you buy or adopt your new furry friend, you might not be 100% certain and will always wonder, "what breed is my...

15 Best Cheap Chew Toys for Dogs Under $10

If you have a dog that loves to chew, you'll quickly realize that not all dog chew toys are made to the same standards....

How No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Help with Dog Leash Pulling

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when owners walking them. Dog leash pulling is one of the main issues first-time...

The Lowdown on Training Collars for Dogs: What We Know in...

Using training collars for dogs has long been a controversial subject. Many dog owners and trainers have expressed strong concerns of how any type...

How to Stop Dog Barking with Command Training

There's no argument that dogs are our loyal companions that are a delight to play with. The problems arise when their incessant barking becomes excessive, which can...

15 Best Low Protein Dog Food Brands for Kidney Health

There may come a time (if you're reading this it probably already happened to you) when your veterinarian will recommend the best low protein dog...

Dog Trainer’s Salary: How Much Do They Get Paid?

Ask any dog trainer and the first thing they'll tell you is that the rewards of dog training extend far beyond any amount of...

15 Best Sensitive Stomach Dog Foods for Upset Stomachs

Tummy troubles are common in dogs. Sometimes pet parents don't even realize there is a serious problem until their dog begins to lose weight....

15 Best Healthy Treats for Dogs That Are USDA Organic Certified

Proper nutrition is essential to raising a healthy dog. Many dog owners don't realize that treats are a large part of a dog's diet....

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