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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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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