Dog bite expert & animal behavior specialist

Richard H. Polsky, PhD, CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

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Dog Bite Injury Blog

A blog for attorneys & dog bite victims by animal behavior expert, Richard Polsky, PhD. The dog bite injury blog was created to report current news about injury caused to people as a result of being attacked by a canine. An animal behavior perspective is used. Stories for inclusion have been carefully chosen based on where the incident happened, the breed of dog involved, the nature of the injury, legal implications, and whether a canine fatality occurred.

Recent dog bite hospital and emergency room statistics in Arizona

The Department of Health Services in Arizona released recent dog bite statistics, in March, 2014. The director of that department in Arizona, William Humble, reported that victims treated for severeRead More

Bull mastiff fatal dog bite attack on 2 y.o in Killeen, Texas

More fatal dog attacks happen in Texas than anywhere else in the USA.  The reasons for this high frequency have been discussed elsewhere on this website.   The most recentRead More

Fatal dog attack by bull mastiff on 13-year-old boy in New Jersey

Bull mastiffs have inflicted fatal dog bites to people at relatively high rates in the last five years.  I have reported five fatal dog attacks by bull mastiffs on dogexpert.com: a fatalRead More