Giving Your Dog Space to Prevent Dog Bite IncidentsDogs are like people: some of them just need a bit of space. That does NOT mean they are aggressive, dangerous, vicious or bad dogs, but it does present a challenge if you have your dog in public. Many say that if you have a dog with issues, they should never be taken out in public.

The general public has [more]

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The Reality of a Dog Bite: Nan & Huey's StoryIt was a beautiful day in the neighborhood, and Nan was taking it all in with dog Huey, who she was holding so he could enjoy the day with her.  Huey is a beautiful five-year-old Maltese who had never injured anyone or any other animals.  

When Nan was approached by an older person who asked to pet Huey, Nan explained [more]

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Tips for Taking your Dog to RestaurantsFrom food truck parks to local hotspots with inviting outdoor patios, many restaurants now encourage patrons to bring along their canine companions. Unfortunately, sometimes even the most docile dog can snap and become aggressive. Therefore, if you have a dog, make sure you’re protected with a Canine Liability insurance policy. Before you take him out to a restaurant, heed the … [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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The Dangers of Incorrect Breed IdentificationIn our previous blog post, we discussed common stereotypes associated with dogs due to their breed. Certain breeds have become stigmatized due to media attention, and unfortunately this has led many individuals to not only unfairly be afraid of certain dogs, but come to the potentially dangerous conclusion that “naturally friendly” breeds will never bite. Not only is this a … [more]

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Breed Stigma A Look at Canine StereotypesAccording to PetBreeds.com, the #1 friendliest dog breed is the Labrador Retriever. Labs have been called loyal, intelligent, and kind, giving them an excellent reputation and making them the most popular dog breed in America. This must me that all labs are good dogs, right? In the meantime, we see so often in the media stories of other breeds … [more]

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Animal Control Appears to Be Out of Control in Some JurisdictionsOne person; that’s all it took. A single neighbor claimed to have seen Caitlin McAdam’s two dogs, Jake and Lucy, kill a cat. And as a result a $10,000 battle to save these two dogs from the death penalty began. When this incident occurred, McAdams was hit with “dangerous dog” charges under the state law in Colorado, and she was … [more]

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Reducing Dog Bite Liability How to Socialize Your PuppyAs many dog owners know, puppies are a joy to be around. Often times though, we forget that as puppy parents, disciplining and socializing our dogs is critical to their quality of life and behavior. As mentioned earlier this year, Socializing Your Dogs can prevent aggression and anxiety. More importantly, taking the proper steps to socialize your puppy from a … [more]

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So, Why Do Dogs BiteIt’s an age-old question dog owners ask; especially when determining their need for Dog Bite Liability Insurance Coverage; why do dogs bite, anyway? A number of assumptions have been made over the years, including “It just depends on the breed,” or “it’s always the owners fault,” or even “It’s just because they were abused as a puppy.” While all of … [more]

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Tips For Managing Redirected Aggression in DogsIn a recent post we discussed what the term redirected aggression means, and how it manifests in canine companions. Pet parents of dogs with aggressive tenancies often ask whether or not a canine companion can ever be “cured” of these behaviors. While there is no cure for redirected aggression in animals, there are many steps that pet owners can take … [more]

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