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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Fatal dog attacks 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.

Criminal prosecution of fatal dog attacks

The prosecution of dog owners on criminal felony charges (usually manslaughter) are much more common nowadays, particularly in the wake of the 2001 San Francisco dog mauling . Nevertheless, theseRead More

Criminal prosecution of fatal dog attacks

Fatal Dog Attacks in the United States

The number of dog bite fatalities in the United States in 2019 were significantly higher then in previous years. About 48 people were fatally killed by dogs in 2019. Fatal dogRead More