People occasionally are bitten and attacked by a dog after adoption from an animal shelter or rescue organization. As a dog bite expert witness, I have been involved in aRead 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.
Animal shelters might get sued if a dog housed at their shelter bites a person. Given that employees, volunteers and visitors have frequent interaction dogs in the setting of anRead More
When one adopts a pit bull type dog from an animal shelter due diligence is often necessary, particularly because the dog’s distant behavioral history may not be known. Obviously, thisRead More