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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Facial Injury 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.

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

What behaviors trigger facial dog bites to humans?

Dog bites to the face of a person often result in a lawsuit filed against the dog owner.  Lawsuits are  warranted in part because serious facial dog bites are oftenRead More

Dog bites off part of inmate’s nose at prison in Columbus, Ohio

  An inmate at a prison in Columbus, Ohio lost part of this nose after being attacked by a dog brought into the prison for the purposes of inmate rehabilitation.Read More