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Dog Bite Prevention

The Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Behind Dog Bites

Steffen Baldwin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Green
Steffen Baldwin

We will never live in a world without dog bites or risks, nor will we ever live in a world without irresponsible people. We can, though, live in a world where dogs are judged as individuals and by their actions rather than their appearance, and owners are held accountable for the actions of their dogs.

Insuring the Underdog

Justin Tomczak | Posted 08.31.2015 | Green
Justin Tomczak

All dogs have the potential to be great. It just takes a responsible owner and a loving home to transform that underdog into a wonder dog. In fact, Venus is well on her way to being a positive force in her community.

When a Kiss Can Get You Bitten: Lessons From Denver

Sophia Yin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophia Yin

We'd all do better if every one just knew a few things about dog body language and proper greetings. For instance, it's important to know that yawning, licking their lips, and panting as well as looking away can be signs of anxiety or fear.

Dog Bite Prevention Week: A Time to Take Responsibility for Dog Bites

Sophia Yin | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green
Sophia Yin

It's National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which brings to light one solemn fact: In spite of the adoration we have for our pooches, over 4.5 million people -- both adults and kids -- are bitten by dogs every year.

Seven Tips for Preventing Dog Bites in Animal Care Professionals and Dog Lovers

Sophia Yin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophia Yin

Speaking in a happy voice and tossing multiple small treats can also change the dog's perception of what you're up to.