The French mastiff (Dogue De Bordeaux) is a huge dog, typical of all mastiff-type dogs. Individuals can weigh as much as 175 lbs. and stand about 28 inches at the shoulders. CoupledRead More
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.
Given that I am a dog bite expert based in California, I’m probably partial to dog bite statistics relevant to this state. Hence, when I came across aRead More
Previously, I’ve noted the occurrence of fatal dog attacks on young children on swings. This probably happens, in part, because a child on a swing is in motion and this kindRead More
Some dog bite experts assume that testing for temperament when a dog is apuppy, preferably around eight weeks of age, can predict what the dog will belike temperamentally when itRead More