Helping Your Adopted Dog Adjust to a New HomeSo, you have adopted a new dog. You’re most likely experiencing all the great feelings of bringing in the new member of the family. Eventually reality hits and you realize that while it is rewarding, this new endeavor comes with an immense load of responsibility. You’re likely seeking ways to help your dog adjust to their new home, and we’re … [more]

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Is Your Dog Fearful? Here’s How to CopeFearful dogs react to trigger situations in ways that humans view as “bad behavior.” These include but are not limited to barking, aggression, leash reactivity, snapping, and growling. While these are less than ideal for dog owners, it simply means your dog is trying to communicate his or her discomfort in that scenario. Whether your dog is fearful of strangers, … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Breaking up a DogfightDog Bite Liability: Breaking up a Dogfight

Recently, we received a claim at F.I.D.O regarding a dog bite that resulted from a house guest breaking up a dogfight. Unfortunately, this is a rather common way for people to get bit. They sometimes mistakenly believe that their own dog, or even a friend’s dog, will not bite them. Quite often though, … [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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Factors to Consider When Running with Your DogFactors to Consider When Running with Your Dog

As a dog owner, you have many safety factors to think about. Of course you want to consider your dog bite liability risk, depending on the temperament and health of your pet. However, another important factor for any dog owner is the safety of your dog.

Many people enjoy partnering with their … [more]

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Can Positive Reinforcement Training Prevent a Dog Bite?Can Positive Reinforcement Training Prevent a Dog Bite?

When it comes to dog behavior, it’s important to know that there is no 100% fool-proof training method to prevent a dog bite from occurring. For that reason, it’s important to obtain dog bite liability insurance. However, some pet experts believe that training a dog using positive reinforcement methods will ultimately … [more]

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Preventing DogfightsPreventing Dogfights

For many owners that have multiple dogs, little scuffles here and there are natural. However, it’s important to understand what behavior is playful, and what dog-to-dog aggression is. Knowing this will reduce the chances of you, a family member, or a guest suffering from a dog bite.

The first step towards preventing dogfights in your home is to … [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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Understanding Dog Temperaments Understanding Dog Temperaments

Do you understand who your dog is as an individual? We don’t mean how they fit in with your family, but rather how his or her temperament affects who they are. Your dog acts in a particular way because of the characteristics they were born with, along with their distinct personality. Understanding their temperament can help you … [more]

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