Can You Sue a Dog’s Owner for The Dog Causing You to Fall?

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A dog attack is more than bites and lacerations; sometimes, a person could suffer from a serious fall that leads to more traumatic injuries, such as a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This can not only happen due to a dog running after you while you are walking, jogging, or on a bicycle, for example. Pet…

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Can You Tell if a Dog Has Rabies?

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Most dogs do not attack unless they are provoked. However, a dog with rabies becomes easily aggravated and is more apt to attack anyone, including family. Spotting a dog that is rabid is difficult at times, while other dogs show clear symptoms of the infection. It is important that you and your children know the…

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Five Tips for Handling a Dog Fight

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Even the happiest, most socialized dog in the world can engage in a fight. It could be with the neighbor’s dog or even another dog residing in your home. Unfortunately, when these fights break out, it is an owner’s instinct to step in and stop it. But, doing so can lead to serious injuries, and…

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How Do I Handle an Aggressive Dog?

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When a dog growls, lunges, barks, or acts unsociable, these are warning signs that it has a aggressive tendencies. While it doesn’t necessarily mean that the dog will attack, and it is natural for a dog to bark when its territory is threatened, it is important to know how to handle an aggressive dog if…

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Dog Bite Prevention for Cyclists and Runners

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The Dog Bite Attorney - Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq.

Almost every cyclist or outdoor runner can recount to you an incident they had with a dog. Even though these incidents are often brushed off as “just another run-in with a dog,” a dog bite can be extremely vicious and result in severe injuries to the victim. The following tips can help you protect yourself…

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