Dog Bite | Animal Behavior Expert Witness For Attorneys

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

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Dog bite statistics 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.

Dog bite statistics for USPS & State Farm 2021

Key takeaways National Dog Bite Prevention week happens annually in June. This event is promoted by the USPS and State Farm insurance. Dog bite attacks represent a serious occupational hazardRead More

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Dog Bite on Child Statistics | Dog Bite Expert Review

Dog bite injuries inflicted on children have long been recognized as a serious public health problem. Moreover, despite many efforts at dog bite prevention and education aimed mainly at children,Read More

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USPS Dog Bite Statistics for 2019

Dog bite injury inflicted on people in the United States has remained at relatively consistent levels for the last 15 years. a number of surveys have shown that about 4.5Read More

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California Dog Bite Statistics

Hospitalizations and emergency room visits by people bitten by a dog in California have increased markedly in recent years, according to new dog bite statistics published on the website maintainedRead More

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Statistics & factors affecting risk for dog bite injury in Florida

Epidemiological and statistical data which describe dog bite injury can facilitate the implementation of public health policies and dog bite prevention strategies. For example, if statistics show that most dogRead More

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Dog bite frequency rate increases dramatically in England

  For the most part, dog bite epidemiological statistics are remarkably similar between Western countries, such as United States Canada Australia, England, and Belgium. A large literature has been amassedRead More

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San Francisco California dog bite statistics

Given that I am a dog bite expert from California, I’m partial to dog bite statistics relevant to this state.   Hence, when I came across a rather obscure, butRead More

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Study finds children bitten most often by bull terriers and Jack russells in Australia

According to a study published in the Journal Pediatrics and Child Health, Jack russell terriers and bull terriers were responsible for inflicting a staggering 30% of the total number of dog bitesRead More

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Recent dog bite hospital and emergency room statistics in Arizona

The Department of Health Services in Arizona released recent dog bite statistics, in March, 2014. The director of that department in Arizona, William Humble, reported that victims treated for severeRead More

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Dog Bite Statistics Indiana

According to State Farm Insurance, Indiana ranked #7 on the State Farm list of the top 10 states with the most dog bite incidents and litigation In February, 2012 aRead More

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