Being Respectful of Other Dogs at the VetAs a pet owner, it should come as no surprise to know that when your dog is at the vet’s office, he or she is likely under a lot of stress. Factor in illness and anxiety and your dog is at a high-risk for reacting adversely to a stranger or another dog. With that in mind, it’s important to be … [more]

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Do you Know How to Read Your Dog’s Signals?All too often, well-meaning owners of small or “friendly” breeds of dogs view their dog letting out a short growl or a nip in the direction of someone teasing them as cute or funny. This could be a dangerous mistake to make, though; it’s a signal that your dog is not comfortable with situation they’re in and they are trying … [more]

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What Can You Expect From a Dog Bite InvestigationIn a perfect world, no dog owner would need to know what to expect during a dog bite investigation. However, unfortunately dog bites can and do happen, in even the most unsuspecting situations. Let’s say you are one of these owners whose dog has bitten or injured someone who reports the incident.  Keep in mind that if their bite is … [more]

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Dog Bite Lawsuits Why do Owners LoseAs we’ve discussed in our previous posts, dog owners are almost always held liable for their dog’s actions. However, these significant costs can be deflected with the proper coverage and following these recommendations to ensure proper representation of your dog. In turn, you may be able to reduce or refute your Dog Bite Lawsuit. Here are the most common … [more]

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Socializing Can Help Prevent Dog Bites at CA Group OutingsOver 600 Corgis and their owners hit the beach in Southern California on April 13th, 2015 for the annual So Cal Corgi Beach Day. What originally began as a simple meet-up group for local owners of the quirky-cute little pups with big personalities, has grown into one of the largest community events among dog owners. The spring … [more]

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Dispelling the “My Dog Will Never Bite” MythOne of the most common things we hear at FIDO from dog owners is, “my dog has never shown any aggression before” after their dog bites. The problem with this assumption that your dog will never bite because they’ve never been aggressive is that the situation that led to the bite has never occurred in exactly the same way. There … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Fostering a DogDog Bite Liability: Fostering a Dog

Wanting a dog and having a dog are two very different things. If you’re ready for the responsibility of a new furry friend, then jumping in and adopting one might be the best choice for you. However if you’re teetering on the fence, perhaps fostering a dog would be the best option to getting … [more]

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How Does Human Body Language Affect Your Dog Bite Liability RisksHow Does Human Body Language Affect Your Dog Bite Liability Risks?

Have you ever had a conversation with your dog, where you are convinced that they understand every word you are saying due to how attentive they are? While it’s a nice thought, the real reason behind this is likely your expressions, movements, and vocal tone; in other words, your … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Homeowners Insurance not Enough for Some BreedsDog Bite Liability: Homeowners Insurance not Enough for Some Breeds

As many dog owners are aware, there are some homeowners insurance companies that are starting to write their policies with specific exclusions for dog bite liability, based on dog breed alone. Such a policy means that the owner has no coverage for any damages caused by a dog they own, … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Insurance The Debate over Emotional Support Dogs

A great deal of research has been done to suggest that emotional support animals, or ESAs, can be beneficial. James Serpell is the director of the Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He says some research indicates that animal interventions can help encourage social interactions and reduce behavioral outburst in some children with … [more]

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