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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Dog bite prevention 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.

Expert opinion on dog bite safety & prevention

The opinions of experts on dog bite safety and dog bite prevention has been disseminated to the public through various means (internet, SPCA, veterinarians, animal behaviorists, trainers, peer-reviewed studies, USPS Read More

Dog Bite Safety | Expert opinion: How to avoid being killed by a pack of dogs

Fifty-two-year-old Tracy Garcia was outside her home when she was killed by a pack of dogs, several  being possibly part daschunds mixes in Ardmore, Oklahoma on May 10, 2018.  TheRead More

Dog bite safety and prevention – How effective is an educational approach?

The techniques underlying dog bite safety and prevention programs are largely based on the beliefs that: Dog bite frequently can be reduced provided people are educated about canine body language andRead More

Dog bite safety and prevention – How effective is an educational approach?

Dog Bite Prevention & Safety for Children

Annually in the United States, a widely used estimate is that approximately 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, and many victims are children.  Hence, educating children and their parents aboutRead More

Dog Bite Prevention & Safety for Children

Dental guards for dogs may prevent serious injury from dog bite attack

A novel approach to curtail injury caused by a dog bite was recently introduced in Sweeden:a doggy dental guard. The guard is similar to the dental  guards worn by peopleRead More