It’s hard to believe that August is coming to and end and that soon we will be in autumn and then responsible dog owner winter! Before September hits, though we wanted to share information on Responsible Dog Ownership Month which is what September has been designated by the American Kennel Club.

Pet parents want to be responsible and many do their best to … [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Canine Liability Insurance

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You may not be able to prevent all dog bites, but you can certainly protect yourself from a dog bite by practicing preventative measures. No one wants to believe that their loving family pet can “snap” and bite a friend, family member or stranger, but it does happen.

In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that close … [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Dog Bite Liability

Tagged: dog insurance Dog Owner Liability preventing dog bites

No pet parent wants to think his or her dog could bite someone, but it can happen even to the “best” of dogs. Dogs, like humans, can be unpredictable. If you understand your dog and his body language, prevent dog bites though you will be alerted when he is uncomfortable and when he might bite whether out of fear, anxiety or out of … [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Dog Bite Liability Insurance

Tagged: Dog Owner Liability Liability preventing dog bites

Some people walk into dog ownership (or to being a pet parent) without knowing what costs are involved in shareing their lives with a dog. In the first year of a puppy’s life, they spend inordinate amounts of time at the veterinarian’s office for health check-ups and vaccinations.

As your dog ages, as long as she remains healthy you may … [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Canine Liability Insurance

Tagged: dog health Dog Owner Liability insurance preventing dog bites

July is Pet Loss Prevention Month and is a campaign spearheaded by PetHub as a way to raise awareness of the importance of not only microchipping your dog, but to making certain he or she is wearing a collar with your up-to-date contact information.

Many pet parents put a leash and collar on their dogs when they let them outside … [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Canine Liability

Tagged: Dog Owner Liability insurance preventing dog bites

June 25-July 1, 2018 has been designated Pet Anxiety Awareness Week (PAAW) and was begun by dog stress and dog bites Kristine Levine Pet Living to raise awareness of the fear, anxiety and stress that close to 50% of all days face. Dog stress & anxiety leads to dog bites if the pet parent isn’t aware of the signs.

How can you recognize the signs [more]

Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Dog Bite

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