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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May
28
2015

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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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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Who is At Fault in a Dog Bite Case

This question has stirred up quite the controversy in many Dog Bite Liability Claims; who is at fault in a dog bite case? The practical response may be the dog owner, the person who was bit (“They provoked my dog!”), or the parent or guardian of the child that was bit. In the eyes of the law, however, none … [more]

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Dog Bites in the News What are Some TakeawaysReading or hearing about dog bites in the news is practically a daily occurrence, yet most dog owners think, “It will never happen with my dog.” With the high number of incidents that occur, it’s important that dog owners not ignore these stories, but rather see what lessons they can take away from them. It’s also vital that owners be … [more]

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How Responsible Dog Ownership Can Limit Bite RisksHow Responsible Dog Ownership Can Limit Bite Risks

When it comes to preventing dog bites, it’s important to first understand why they happen. There are many opinions from experts in various fields as to why a dog will bite. For example, popular dog trainer Cesar Millan states that there are 5 main reasons a dog bite might occur; possessiveness, fear, … [more]

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How Do Territorial Pets Increase Dog Bite Liability Risks?How Do Territorial Pets Increase Dog Bite Liability Risks?

Most pet owners understand that territorial behaviors are a natural and instinctive occurrence in many canines. In fact, many pet owners utilize their furry friends’ territorial instincts to their advantage by looking to their canine companions to protect their homes and properties from intruders and alert the homeowner of any unexpected … [more]

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Should Landlords be required to modify a “No Pets” Policy for ESAsShould Landlords be required to modify a “No Pets” Policy for ESAs?

In recent years, there has been increasing debate over emotional support animals, or ESAs. ESAs are said to help encourage social interactions and reduce behavioral outbursts in some children with autism-spectrum disorders. They are also said to benefit adults who suffer from anxiety, PTSD, depression, and other … [more]

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