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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.

Why Do Dogs Steal Things and How to Stop It

It can be pretty frustrating when your things go missing, but it’s so much worse when you find out that it’s your loyal pooch...

10 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Statistically, the most common dog behavior problems are the main reason why many owners give up on their dogs. Knowing what type of behavioral...

15 Things to Know About Dog Hotels Before You Leave Your...

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at dog hotel may be the best choice. Booking your dog...

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...

12 Unique Ways to Tire Out a Hyperactive Dog

Use these tricks when you can't walk your dog for his daily exercises. You already know that your dogs need regular exercises to be healthy...

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...

5 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Thieves

As nice as it is to be able to let your dog out into the yard while you get ready for work, it’s can...

How to Put on Different Types of Dog Harnesses

You've finally bought a good dog harness of your Fido, but now there's a problem - how do you easily put on a pet...

15 Dog Walking Dangers and Safety Tips

It cannot be avoided - taking your pooch for walks everyday is necessary as an exercise routine, to do the bathroom business and it's...

23-Step Checklist for Your First Hunt With a Gun Dog

Even with the most well-trained dog by your side, going on your first canine-assisted hunt can be nerve-wracking. With the popularity of pets growing...

30 Most Quiet Dog Breeds Perfect for Apartments or Condos

It’s rarely a bad decision to get yourself a dog, but sometimes you’ll need to be picky about the exact type of companion that will...

13 Essential Items for Hiking With Dogs

Preparation is key when it comes to hiking with your dog. Hiking is a great opportunity to give your dog the physical exercise he...

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5 Most Dangerous Cancerous Tumors in Dogs

Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

Abuse against animals is more common than one might think. Neglect, animal hoarding, animal fighting, and animal abuse related to violence in the home...
Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs, also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis, is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The immune system...
My Dog Has Crusty Scabs on His Back

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to...

Discovering crusty scabs on your dog’s back, especially if you do not know what caused them, or how to treat them, can be upsetting....
Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur

Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur?

Coconut oil has become quite the craze. People eat it, use it to cook with, and even apply it topically, but is it safe...
7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash...

We adore dogs for their playful and adventurous nature. Unfortunately, it's also that same nature is what makes them susceptible to a lot of...
Low Blood Sugar in Dogs - What Owners Should Know

Low Blood Sugar in Dogs: What Owners Should Know

Canine hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, can happen for a variety of reasons. To understand what you should do if your dog is experiencing...
Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister - Here’s What to Do

Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister? Here’s What to Do

Blood blisters, or hematomas, are blisters that form on your dog and are filled with blood. If you ever see a blood blister on...
Dog Teeth Whitening - Step by Step

Dog Teeth Whitening: Here Are Your Options

Many studies show that we first notice a smile when we meet a person. We take a mental note of the person’s teeth, mouth,...
How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo (DIY Step by Step)

How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo

We all know the power of white color. We dress in white to look appealing and make a good first impression. But, don’t you...