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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 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...

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed Profile

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, also fondly known as a Staffie, is the 82nd most popular dog in the United States and the 5th most...

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....

English Bulldog Breed Profile

The 4th most popular dog breed in the United States is the Bulldog, also known as the English Bulldog. Bulldogs are known for their...

Top 5 Best Pool Floats for Dogs to Swim On

Our dogs love to be in the pool, but treading water for long periods of time will tire them out. These best pool floats...

Top 5: Best Cheap Dog Paddling Pool for Hot Summer Days

The hot summer months can be brutal for dogs. Dogs have thick fur coats, and they can't sweat like we do. Cooling down in...

Top 5: Best Cheap Dog Grooming Tub for Home

It's no secret that grooming your pet yourself can save you hundreds of dollars each year. Of course, there are certain things that most...

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Homemade dog food recipes are one of the more controversial topics among pet owners and veterinarians. Depending on who you ask, you may hear...

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Everyone loves a puppy, but no one loves the mess that comes with bringing a new puppy into your home. They’re just too cute not...

20 Most Ancient Dog Breeds

While almost everyone knows that all dogs have ancient roots, some breeds have remained mostly intact since ancient times. Most of us understand that...

Best Dog Food for Cocker Spaniels: 8 Vet Recommended Brands

Cocker Spaniels are some of the most well-known, adorable little dogs. Their sweet personalities, soft brown eyes and fluffy ears have kept their popularity...

Puggle Dog Breed Profile

This designer breed dog is half purebred Pug, and half purebred Beagle. They are delightful creatures that were first documented in the 1980’s, although, many...

Kidney Failure in Dogs: The Ultimate Science-based Guide

The condition known as kidney failure in dogs usually occurs from injury, infection or disease of the kidney. This can result in either a...

Science of Human-Dog Psychology: Are You and Your Dog a Good...

Happy 18,000th Anniversary to you and your canine companion! Humans and dogs have been living in a close relationship for at least this long....