According to DogsBite.org, a national dog bite victim’s group dedicated to reducing serious dog attacks, in 2015 9% (constituting 3 fatal attacks) were caused by dogs re-homed by shelters or rescues. The state of Texas led all states in lethal
As reported by DogsBite.org, a national dog bite victim’s organization dedicated to reducing or eliminating serious dog attacks, 34 U.S. dog attack fatalities occurred in 2015. Pit bulls contributed to 82% (28) of these deaths. Apparently, pit bulls, while many
The holidays are upon us and who knows better than your dog? This is a time of large and small family gatherings in HIS house. Who are these people? Should I protect my human family or are these friends? These
Many dog owners have never purchased a license for their dog and are oblivious to the legal requirement. After all, unless you “get caught” why should you bother? Your thinking may be that your dog is friendly and basically confined to
People-look at the YouTube video I have posted here. What is this guy trying to accomplish with his Rottie? As the dog snarls aggressively, the man is rubbing and petting and positively reinforcing the growling. It seems the dog is
If you or a loved one are attacked by a dog and injured, you need to report the event to the local police. Why? The only way a dog inclined to attack can be kept under the surveillance of the
When you first bring your puppy home, it is hard to imagine it could ever be the source of a lawsuit. However, if you do not socialize your puppy from a young age with both new people and new dogs,
What if you are walking your dog down the street in your neighborhood and out of nowhere, a neighbor’s dog rushes out and starts a fight with your dog. Your own dog pulls you down, trying in its instinctive way,
Do you have a claim if a dog that is not on a leash attacks you or your dog in PA?
I love dogs. I have taken my dogs to parks many times including dog parks. However, now that I have been handling dog bite cases for over two decades, I cannot allow myself or my dogs into dog parks. First
I have heard recent descriptions of attacks by a chocolate lab at the Horsham Dog Park. This dog’s owner needs to be cited for the dog’s behavior and the owner and dog should be banned from the park. If anyone
Check out www.Doggonesafe.com . They are a Canadian organization dedicated to dog bite prevention. Doggone Safe is a non-profit corporation registered in Canada and Ontario, and in the US is a 501(c)(3) registered charity. Doggone Safe is dedicated to dog
The week of May 19-25, 2013 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. To read more about dog bite incidents and injuries visit www.worthingtonlawgroup.com.
Prevent a child from being bitten by following these guidelines described in an April 2013 edition of The AAP News which is the official news magazine for the American Academy of Pediatrics (Volume 34,Number 4, April 2013). The Article is
It makes complete sense that more people are bitten by dogs in the Spring and Summer months because more people are outside. Irresponsible dog owners who allow their dogs to wander without a leash subject innocent victims to the danger
Just one more example of a terrible tragedy which could have been avoided. Pair of pit bulls maul 14-month-old boy, killing him. For more information on order my free book on Dog Bite Attacks.
Here is a link to an interesting article about homeowner’s insurance in relation to dog bite incidents. http://www.insure.com/home-insurance/dog-owners.html If you, a friend or loved one have been attacked or bitten by a dog, call us for a consultation. All consultations
If you were injured by a dog attack and your own dog or cat was injured at the same time, call Worthington Law Group at 1-866-644-2389 or go to www.worthingtonlawgroup.com and read about us. Also, look at these resources for helping your
Shocking:Your insurance company may try to cancel you if you buy a certain breed of dog!
Contrary to what you might think, it may not be solely due to the proximity of a small child to the level of the dog’s head. Read this interesting article regarding dog bites to children. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/16/Suppl_1/A172.4.full.pdf+html?eaf Click to order my