- August 6, 2011
- Comments Off on Woman Trains Her Dog to Attack & is Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Aggressive dogs do not bark or growl, they just bite and once they have bitten you they do not let go. And it really doesn’t matter about the breed of dog or the size of the dog, aggressive dogs all…
- May 8, 2011
- Comments Off on What to Do if a Dog Attacks You
What kind of damage can be done by “man’s best friend?” You never quite know what a dog’s response will be to sudden movements or people they do not know. You might even just be taking a walk through the…
- April 20, 2011
- Comments Off on Dog Owner Safety Tips
Eliminate the risks of having your dog bite another person. Here you will find some practical tips from both the Center for Disease Control and the Maricopa County Animal Care & Control. Spray/neuter your dog (this often reduces aggressive tendencies)….
- March 15, 2011
- Comments Off on Preventing Dog Bites Phoenix
Do you or your family know what to do if a dog bites? Dogs, our natural, loveable, best friends can turn and attack if frightened or challenged. So what do you do if an unfamiliar dog (or maybe even a…
- March 5, 2011
- Comments Off on What Are Your Responsibilities as a Dog Owner in Maricopa County?
Legal Responsibilities of Owning a Dog in Maricopa County Arizona Revised Statues (11-1008 & 11-1010) requires that all dogs over the age of three months have a license and rabies vaccination (the vaccination must be administered by a licensed veterinarian.)…
- January 26, 2011
- Comments Off on Where are You More Likely to be Bitten?
Continuing our series on dog bites and dog attacks, have you ever wondered where you are more likely to be bitten? There are many, many sites and sources that would have you believe that there is a dog bite epidemic, there…
- January 21, 2011
- Comments Off on Which Dogs are Most Likely to Bite?
In previous posts we discussed whether or not there IS a dog bite epidemic, how much dog bites are costing homeowners in claims (2009 = dog bite claims totaled more than $412 million) and who has the highest risk of…
- January 6, 2011
- Comments Off on Who Has the Highest Risk of Being Bitten?
Karen Delise in her extensive 35 year study of fatal dog attacks in the U.S. reported that the most fatal dog attacks occurred in California and the mostly likely dog to attack was a pit bull or a pit bull type of…
- December 17, 2010
- Comments Off on Dog Bite Fatalities
According to the American Pet Products Association, 2009/2010 National Pet Owners Survey 45.6 million Americans own dogs. While there is no dog bite epidemic, as many would have you believe based upon a very small telephone survey sample, clearly there are is…
- October 25, 2010
- Comments Off on Is Your Dog Costing You More $ in Homeowners Insurance Premiums?
With the average cost of a dog bite rising to $24,840, the kind of dog you own may affect your insurance rates! And some insurance may even decline to cover you. Lawsuits involving dog bites have risen 30% since 2003….