Animal behavior factors associated with New York dog bite fatalities Below, I report two New York dog bite fatalities that occurred in late 2015. As a dog bite expert, Read 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.
All fifty American states have well-defined laws which make a dog owner liable for bite injuries inflicted to the plaintiff. Generally, dog bite laws are based on the theories of strictRead More
As a pit bull dog bite expert, I strongly oppose breed-specific legislation. Given this, I feel compelled to make my readers aware of a dog bite study published in 2011 which cogently argued thatRead More