Articles Posted in Dog Bite

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Dog Bites Common in California

I’m Ed Smith, a dog bite lawyer in Sacramento. The number of people who suffer a bite from a dog each year numbers in the millions. Half of those bite injuries are to small children between the ages of  5 and 9. While most do not require attention from a physician, enough do showing that dog bites are a serious hazard.

California Dog Bite Law

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Easy Tips on Preventing Dog Bites

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. The holiday season is a time when many people visit friends and relatives and entertain guests in their own homes. This can be a stressful time for dogs that live in these homes as unfamiliar people come and go, delivery men are ringing the doorbell and some people are actually staying at the house. It can be confusing and stressful for the family dog. Taking a few precautions to protect guests is a good idea.

What Makes Your Dog Stressed

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Service Dog Attacked on Light Rail in Sacramento by Another Dog

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. Recently, a service dog was attacked by a fake service dog in Sacramento. This highlights how fake service dogs are causing a disservice to those with disabilities.

What Happened

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Dog Bite Fatalities Are Increasing

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. Dogs may be man’s best friend, but there are occasions when we see another side of our canine friends. While some dog breeds are implicated more often in dog bites, it is important to know why and how dog bites occur.

Dog Bite Statistics

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Behavior Cues and Dog Bite Prevention

I’m Ed Smith, a Roseville Dog Bite Lawyer. Each year, more than 4.5 million people suffer dog bites. Nearly 1 million of those injuries require a trip to a hospital and medical treatment. Dog bites are traumatic, especially for children who are frequently the victims of bites. Unmanaged aggressive behavior results in many dogs being surrendered or even put down each year. Dog bites are bad for people and dogs.

Puppy Therapy

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Dogs and Pack Behavior

I’m Ed Smith, a Folsom dog bite lawyer. I would like to highlight the City of Folsom’s Animal Services Program, which offers low cost rabies vaccinations and other pet services to residents.

I am sure most of us have seen the ads for dog food where we are reminded that our canine companions have “the soul of a wolf.” It’s clever illustration, as the wolf pack is often perceived as an almost mythical collection of ancient animal behaviors which have survived for centuries (and still today) in harsh and often unforgiving environments. It’s sometimes hard to visualize that some of those genetic memories may live on in our loyal, four legged friends. In fact, we often refer to our dogs as “members of the family.”

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Choosing the Right Dog

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. I have extensive experience helping people who have suffered attacks by dogs. This allows me to examine some of the risks associated with owning a pet and the legal extent of a dog owner’s liability. It also makes me uniquely qualified to discuss and point out the numerous factors which should be considered before deciding to own a dog.

Important to Know Where Dog is from

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Liability for Dog Bites in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. Dog bites are a problem in California and not only cause severe injuries but can result in the death of a dog bite victim. The state, along with Sacramento County, has laws in place meant to protect its citizens from dog bites.

Dog Bite Statistics in California

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Liability for Dog Bites in California

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento dog bite lawyer. With over 4.5 million dog bites a year and 800,000 medical visits annually in the United States, the potential for liability is particularly worrisome to dog owners, especially with certain breeds. It is also problematic for those of us that share the walking paths, parks or city sidewalks with these pets. Learn more about what to do if you’ve been bitten by a dog in California.

Liability for Dog Bites in California

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