Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

Richard H. Polsky, Ph.D. CDBC
Los Angeles, California

“Bringing the science of animal behavior to attorneys”

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Aggression 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.

Rottweiler aggression & Stand Your Ground in Montana

Below, I report a case in which the controversial Stand-Your-Ground defense was used in the defense of 80-year-old Loyal Babb. Babb intentionally shot and killed his neighbor’s 10-year-old male, neuteredRead More

French bulldog human-directed aggression

         The French bulldog has established itself is one of the most popular companion dogs in the United States. The Frenchie has become increasingly popular in partRead More

Cane Corso dog-aggression causes horrifying knock-down injury

Accounts describing the potentially dangerous nature of the Cane corso are usually about aggression directed towards humans and not other dogs.  Nonetheless, a Cane corso and other large breeds withRead More

Provocation for facial dog bite by border collie?

Provocation for facial dog bites must be considered as a possible explanation in most dog bite injuries inflicted to the face of the child. This opinion is widely held amongRead More

Risk factors associated with severe dog bite attack in South Carolina

Approximately 4.5 million people in the United States are bitten annually by dogs, and many victims sustained severe injuries that require reconstructive surgery, neurological treatment, hospitalization, and on rare occasionRead More

Dog aggression expert opinion on human directed aggression in dogs

Dog bite attorneys may benefit by retaining the services a dog aggression expert when liability is contested in dog bite lawsuits involving attacks on humans. Questions about liability need toRead More

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Dog aggression expert opinion on human directed aggression in dogs