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]

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In case you missed it, we shared an article about how to prevent dog bites on Super Bowl Sunday. We now want to share dog safety tips for Super Bowl Sunday because we know it will be a day filled with delicious snacks, treats and alcohol — delicious for the humans, potentially harmful for your beloved fur-babies.

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Posted by Robbi Hess in: Blog Federation of Insured Dog Owners

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Breed Stigma A Look at Canine StereotypesAccording to PetBreeds.com, the #1 friendliest dog breed is the Labrador Retriever. Labs have been called loyal, intelligent, and kind, giving them an excellent reputation and making them the most popular dog breed in America. This must me that all labs are good dogs, right? In the meantime, we see so often in the media stories of other breeds who … [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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