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
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.
The grave danger a pack of dogs presents to public safety was clearly demonstrated in two dog bite fatalities that happened in northern Georgia in August, 2009. In the first instance, a dog pack of aboutRead More
The dangers of the pack of unsupervised pit bulls in the confines of territory exemplified in Olympia WA fatal dog attack Territorial aggression is a common behavioral trait displayed by manyRead More
Alex Jackson really did not have much of a chance when his case came before jury in California in August 2014. Jackson was facing charges of second-degree murder for anRead More
The recent filing for bankruptcy in Detroit, Michigan has had an unforeseen effect on the dog population within Detroit. Namely, many dogs have been abandoned by their financially strapped owners,Read More