Category Archives: Dog Bites

Raised Hackles, A Sign of Aggression in Dogs?

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People often assume that when a dog has raised hackles that it is displaying dominant aggressive behavior. While this may be the case and one should always be respectful of a dog’s show of reactivity, there are multiple reasons for this phenomena taking place.

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Small Dogs That Bite

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Have you ever thought about what it must be like to be a little dog, always having to look up at the giant scary world?

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Being Aware of Your Dog’s Expression

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It is extremely important to become familiar with your dog’s expressions so that you may be more in tune to what a dog it trying to tell you, and even more important when there are children. They must be taught how to approach a strange dog and how to interact appropriately with the family dog.

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Puppy Nipping & Biting

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This past week we have heard from two owners of young puppies whose families are being terrorized by their newest addition. Their kids are climbing up the furniture to reach higher ground and escape the shark teeth of the tiny pup they believed would be soft and cuddly.

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Dog Bites Off Woman’s Nose

This is a unfortunate news story about a woman who was viscously attacked while walking her Beagle.  There are two thoughts about this account which I think are worth noting.  First of all, the dog is reported to NOT have been a Pit Bull, German Shepherd, or Rottweiler.  

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