Identifying Triggers of Aggression to Lower Dog Bite LiabilityIdentifying Triggers of Aggression to Lower Dog Bite Liability

Canine aggression is a natural and common reaction to the stimuli your pet will encounter during their life. While some animals are better at coping with aggression triggers, many animals lack the training and support from their owners to navigate emotional or instinct-driven prompts which can lead to acts of hostility. … [more]

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Eliminating Grooming Anxiety and Dog Bite Exposure Eliminating Grooming Anxiety and Dog Bite Exposure

While we love their bounding energy and excited demeanor, dog are not the cleanliest of critters. Unlike their feline adversaries, k-9 companions often need a little extra help when it comes to grooming and individual hygiene. Proper grooming and care is important to the health and comfort of many pooches and their companions, … [more]

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Do Top Pet Health Insurance Claims Play a Part in Dog Bite LiabilityDo Top Pet Health Insurance Claims Play a Part in Dog Bite Liability?

Earlier this year, we published a blog post highlighting the link between dog health and behavior, stating that a dog’s poor health can increase their anxiety, and thus their tendency to react aggressively, even if they’ve never displayed aggressive behavior before. This could very well lead … [more]

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Breed Spotlight: The Bloodhound

Most popular for their extremely powerful sense of smell, the Bloodhound has been described as a “kind, patient, noble, and mild-mannered breed.” Bloodhounds are good-natured and due to this make great family pets. That being said, they can also be stubborn, so they need firm obedience training. Due to their strong sense of smell … [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 Keeping your Pets and Guests Safe on the 4thDog Bite Liability: Keeping your Pets and Guests Safe on the 4th

As the 4th of July nears, many pet owners are excited to have their dogs join in their festivities; whether they are hosting a party at home or going down to the beach to watch fireworks. While it may seem natural to have your four-legged family … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Do You Follow Proper Dog Park EtiquetteDog Bite Liability: Do You Follow Proper Dog Park Etiquette?

As a dog owner, you’ve likely visited an off-leash dog park at one time or another. These parks are a great way for your pooch to release their energy, get exercise, and get the proper socialization they need. Plus, it’s a great way for you to meet other dog lovers … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Introducing a Second Dog into Your HomeDog Bite Liability: Introducing a Second Dog into Your Home

If you are the owner of multiple dogs, you likely already know that this can come with challenges. Sometimes, “sibling” dogs simply just don’t get along. Not only do you run the risk of them potentially hurting each other in a scuffle, but there is also the risk of a … [more]

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Dog Bite Liability Cost of a Dog BiteDog Bite Liability: Cost of a Dog Bite

Dog bites can turn your life upside down and easily become a financial burden that some may not even recover from. In fact, the Insurance Information Institute (III) quantifies the average dog bite claim to be $26,166.

Prior to meeting our best friend, we mentally calculate how much they may cost. We … [more]

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Preventative Measures Against Dog Bites

dog16It’s difficult to imagine our adorable and fun loving dogs can become dangerous, but according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 4.7 million people in the United States get bitten by dogs every year.

Similar to any other attack, dog bites can be lethal, therefore safety and prevention is important. Although breeds … [more]

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