Behavioral screening is absolutely necessary to ensure that a dog can be safely adopted. This code of conduct applies to whomever is trying to adopt a dog, whether it be a privateRead 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.
In this post, I will discuss the value of using expert opinion from an animal behaviorist in dog bite litigation, specifically focusing on the states of Arizona and California. Read More
I have always placed a great deal of emphasis using findings from studies published in the animal behavior literature in formulating opinions as a dog bite expert. Thus, I read with interestRead More
Hospitalizations and emergency room visits by people bitten by a dog have increased markedly in recent years, according to new dog bite statistics published on the website maintained by theRead More