Pit bulls Dog Bite Injury Blog

A blog for attorneys & dog bite victims by animal behavior expert, Richard Polsky, PhD  

BlogThe 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.

 


Do pit bulls possess dangerous behavioral traits?

Do pit bulls possess dangerous behavioral traits? Media accounts about dog maulings by pit bulls have engendered the belief that pit bulls are unique.  As a result, municipalities throughout the world have enacted controversial laws banning pit bulls or imposing restrictions on how pit bulls are kept. Are these laws...