Dog bite expert & animal behavior specialist

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

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Bull mastiff 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.

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

$1.1 million in record settlement in bull mastiff dog bite attack in Illinois

The largest settlement for a dog bite injury case on record in Illinois was recently obtain by the plaintiff from American Family Insurance Company. The case settled for $1.12 millionRead More

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Fatal dog bite attack by bull mastiff kills 57-year-old lady in Ohio

Police say that had received numerous complaints about the two dogs that killed a 57-year-old lady on February 7, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. The mauled body of the victim wasRead More

Fatal dog attack by Bull mastiff on 75-year-old lady in Arkansas

Bull mastiff’s have been implicated in several fatal dog attacks in recent years, one which included a fatal dog attack on a 10-year-old boy in Oklahoma. Fatal dog attacks involvingRead More