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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.

Dog Body Language: The Pet Owner’s Guide to Understanding Dogs

Dogs can’t verbally communicate in a way that we can understand. Fortunately, a dog body language provides plenty of cues for us to interpret...

Dog Harnesses: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

A dog harness is a fantastic tool when used correctly, but some people buy the wrong thing. There are different types, sizes and uses...

6 Best Dog Hunting Vest Brands

If you are an avid hunter, then you probably like to take your dog with you. After all, dogs are perfect hunting companions –...

How to Prevent Dogs from Escaping the Yard

Caring for a very active and energetic dog comes with more responsibilities. Your daily walks and playtime may take longer for the pup to...

6 Humane Tools to Get Dogs to Stop Barking

Dogs communicate in many ways but one of the more common ones in which they express themselves is barking. And while barking can be...

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...

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...

What Is a Service Dog?

Service dogs are all the rage these days, and for a very good reason. That said, some owners may consider their pets to be...

Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Owners

Every year in the United States there are 4.5 million cases of dog bites. Dog bites make up 90% of all animal bites that...

6 Advanced Dog Tricks You Have to Try

Teaching your dog tricks is a very interesting experience, where you need to use your creativity and try to think like your pet in...

Dog Having Trouble Walking: 10 Reasons Why and What to Do

It can be discouraging, frustrating, and even frightening for owners when they notice their dog having trouble walking. This can be caused by a...

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...

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Dog parks are the perfect place to bring your pet for some exercise and playtime fun. Your pet gets the opportunity to run around...

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