The Problem with Puppies for ChristmasWhile giving your children a puppy for Christmas may seem like a dream come true, there are some considerations to be made before going out and getting your child, or even an adult, a furry friend. Dogs are a long term commitment and though it is a noble gesture to gift a loved one with a pet, the person receiving … [more]

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Introducing Pets to Newborn BabiesIn order to properly prepare your pooch for your new arrival, there are certain steps that should be taken. Slowly introducing items and creating boundaries will benefit the entire household in the long run. In turn, your dog will be eased into the process and it will reduce your Canine Liability as both a pet and human parent.

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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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Reducing Canine Liability Risks by Being ProactiveIt’s no secret that we live in an increasingly litigious society. Unfortunately, many people are quick to place blame on others rather than their own actions. This is especially pertinent when it comes to dog bite cases. While there are certainly cases where a dog bite seems to come out of nowhere, people have figured out that they can … [more]

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Dog Owners, What do Your Behaviors Say to Your PetWe’ve discussed in numerous posts the effect that human behavior can have in causing or reducing dog bite occurrences. The fact of the matter is that there are many behaviors we as dog owners have that seem completely innocent to us, but oftentimes are disliked, or even feared, by our canine companions. Why nobody can tell you exactly what … [more]

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Could Your Attitude Enable Your Dog's Bad BehaviorLate last year, we discussed the effect that human body language could potentially have on your Dog Bite Liability Risks. We observed how actions such as prolonged eye contact, direct body motion, or even the position of your head and neck when approaching your dog could all play a role in either provoking or preventing a dog bite. Dogs see … [more]

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Service Dog Etiquette Avoiding Harmful ConsequencesAlthough service dogs gain a lot of attention while out with their handlers, it is important to recognize the consequences of distracting these animals. As most passersby don’t realize, service animals are doing a very important job. Whether you or someone you know owns a service dog, it’s critical to understand what is considered appropriate behavior around these dogs when … [more]

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Common Canine Liability Legal ClaimsDog bite liability has been a hot topic in our blog posts; however the claims that we see are not just from bites, though that is often the costliest of legal claims. Claims can come from a person that is injured from tripping over your dog, being scratched, or from owners of other dogs who are injured by yours. According … [more]

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Should You Think Twice About Giving Your Dog Peanut Butter?A recent article published by Diply.com recently revealed a dangerous trend when it comes to one “people food” that pet owners love to give their dogs: peanut butter. Peanut butter is loved by many dogs and their owners; it makes a great, relatively healthy treat, it can be used to administer medicine, and can even be used for training purposes. … [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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