Dog Bite Liability: Halloween Safety Tips for Pet OwnersDog Bite Liability: Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Halloween is an enjoyable time of the year for many children and adults, but often not fun for pets. There are many safety factors you need to think about as a pet owner. Some pet safety hazards are well known, such as the toxicity of chocolate. However, one factor that is … [more]

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Using Temperament Assessment to Select a DogUsing Temperament Assessment to Select A Dog

In a previous post, we discussed the role that temperament plays in your dog’s individual personality. When it comes to selecting a puppy for your family, if a certain breed interests you, find out first what the dog was bred to do. Select a dog based on the role they are expected to … [more]

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Training Your Dog to Be a “Canine Good Citizen”Training your Dog to be a "Canine Good Citizen"

Not many people know that just about any dog can become a therapy dog. There are a number of national therapy dog programs, such as Delta Society program. Each program has its own set of guidelines, but all require your dog to pass the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen[more]

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Tips on Educating Kids on Preventing Dog Bites Part 2Tips on Educating Kids on Preventing Dog Bites

Much like humans, dogs communicate their emotions in two ways; verbal and non-verbal, as discussed in our last blog post. However, young children are only in the early stages of their cognitive development and consequently, not capable of correctly associating a dog’s expression to a dog’s mood. Evidence shows that this … [more]

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Educating Kids on How to Prevent Dog BitesEducating Kids on How to Prevent Dog Bites

c. Similar to humans they deflect their anger or fear by means of a hostile gesture. They bite viciously without regard to the victim.

According to a survey conducted by the Humane Society of the United States, 50 percent of dog attacks involved children under 12 years old and 82 percent of … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Insurance The Basics of Aggressive Dog BehaviorDog Bite Liability Insurance: The Basics of Aggressive Dog Behavior

As a dog owner, you’re probably inclined to believe your lovable dog is not capable of aggressive behavior. But as we’ve stated before, any breed and any size dog can show signs of aggression. Yes, there are several that have a predisposition to this type of behavior, but even “cute” … [more]

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Does Renters Insurance Cover Dog Bite Liability?Does Renters Insurance Cover Dog Bite Liability?

There are over 78 million owned dogs in the United States; that is 78 million owners who potentially will or already has been a defendant in a dog bite liability case.  Although the consequences may vary depending on the severity, dog bites are costly. In perspective, the cost of medical bills, property damage, … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Insurance What to Do If Your Dog Bites SomeoneDog Bite Liability Insurance: What to Do If Your Dog Bites Someone

Several weeks ago, we published a blog post outlining what to do after a dog bite; it provided answers to general inquires, such as the importance of catching the culprit, when to seek medical attention and how to file a dog bite report. This week we are … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Laws and State StatutesDog Bite Liability Laws and State Statutes

In our previous blog post regarding dog bite liability laws, we reiterated the generality of the one bite rule, strict liability rules and negligence law. Dog bite codes and regulations greatly vary in each state, county and city; so it’s important to understand how the dog bite is applicable to your specific … [more]

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Determining Dog Bite LiabilityDetermining Dog Bite Liability

As I’m sure you know by now, if your dog bites somebody you will be held liable for the victim’s medical bills, lost income, pain & suffering, and property damage.  Although determining dog bite liability seems simple and clear, it’s not. There are 3 laws that impose liability on owners.

  1. One Bite Rule
  2. Strict Liability Rule
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