Temperament tests are widely used to determine the “adoptability” of shelter dogs. Popular temperament test currently in use include the”EthoTest”, the SPCA “SAFER.” test, the “Am I Safe” test, andRead 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.
Some dog bite experts assume that testing for temperament when a dog is apuppy, preferably around eight weeks of age, can predict what the dog will belike temperamentally when itRead More