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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 To Help A Dog Get Onto A Bed or In...

Whether it is when your dog is a puppy, or an elderly dog, at some point it is likely that you will need to...

14 Best Watch Dogs & Breeds That are Good Guard Dogs

This is a list of the top best watch dogs out there. Some are the predictable stand-bys, but a few on this list will...

7 Reasons You Fail At Housebreaking a Puppy & How to...

Housebreaking a puppy can be very frustrating and may seem hopeless when all your efforts seem to fail. If your dog just isn’t picking...

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...

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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...

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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,...

30 Healthiest Dog Breeds That Live the Longest

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...

Best Dog Food for Poodles: 9 Vet Recommended Brands

Poodles are one of the most diverse dog breeds out there, which is why it is so important to find the best dog food for...

4 Dog Breeds That Require the Most Care, Maintenance and Money

Bringing a new canine companion into your home is a big decision and one that should be met with careful consideration. After all, your...