Human directed aggression in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): Occurrence in different contexts and risk factors
Contributor(s):: Casey, Rachel A., Loftus, Bethany, Bolster, Christine, Richards, Gemma J., Blackwell, Emily J.
The consequence for dogs of showing aggression towards people is often euthanasia or relinquishment. Aggression is also a sign of compromised welfare in dogs, and a public health issue for people. The aims of this study were to estimate the numbers of dogs showing aggression to people in three...
Factors affecting dog–dog interactions on walks with their owners
Contributor(s):: Řezáč, Petr, Viziová, Petra, Dobešová, Michaela, Havlíček, Zdeněk, Pospíšilová, Dagmar
Little is known about factors influencing dyadic interactions between dogs in public places. This paper reports on the effect of dog age, gender and size, human gender and the use of a leash on the occurrence of body sniffing, scent-marking, playing games, showing a threat and biting in canine...
Jun 24 2017
2017 UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference
Bites dog people: general characteristics
Contributor(s):: Marat T. Makenov, Olga A. Mihaylova
The analysis of appeals for medical help concerned with dog bites made by dwellers of the Omsk City in 2006-2010 has been performed, using the materials of the "Omsk Regional Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology". In total, 11 849 cases of human biting by dogs were registered in this...
A survey of urban Canadian animal control practices : the effect of enforcement and resourcing on the reported dog bite rate
Contributor(s):: Nancy Margaret Clarke
Dog bites are a serious cause of human injury. Data from the United States of America indicate that about 1.8% of people receive bites each year, and the rate is thought to be increasing disproportionately faster than the dog population. The Canadian dog bite issue is not well documented although...
One Health: The complex issue of dog bites
Contributor(s):: Bailey, D., Leicester, L.
Dos and don'ts of canine interaction: importance of responsible ownership
Contributor(s):: Green, E.
Genetic Canine Agression
Contributor(s):: Isabella O\'Toole
Canine aggression can pose a serious concern for public and animal welfare. Most of what we know about aggression comes from bite statistics, expert opinions and breed-specific aggressiveness. These sources can often be misleading due to biases toward large or powerful breeds. In this review, I...
Why do dogs bite?
Contributor(s):: Campbell, W. E.
When love bites: understanding complex human-animal bonds
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.
Resisting Putting the Cat in the Bag: The Case Against Extending Minnesota's Dog Attack Strict Liability Statute to Cats
Contributor(s):: Julianna Passe
In the late summer of 2013, Gary Nelson, a television news reporter in Florida, was unexpectedly sidelined from his job after venturing into his driveway. Mr. Nelson sustained an injury that required multiple hospital visits, surgeries, and hours of physical therapy. The...
Man Bites Dog with Ohio's Vicious Dog Statute
Contributor(s):: Diana K. Hale
This article discusses Ohio’s vicious dog statute, ORC 955.11, signed into law in July 1987. Section II provides background information on pit bulls and their general reputation in society. Section III explains how dogs and dog ownership were regulated under the old law, and then Section IV...
An epidemiologic study of the human bite
Contributor(s):: John S Marr, Alan M. Beck, Joseph A. Lugo Jr.
HUMAN BITES ARE A SERIOUS MEDICAL and surgical problem. A wide range of secondary consequenceshave been documented in the medical literature, including deformity, amputation, infection, transmissionof disease agents, and psychosexual aberrations. Recognition of the human bite as part of the...
Attacks by Packs of Dogs Involving Predation on Human Beings
Contributor(s):: Peter L. Borchelt, Randall Lockwood, Alan M. Beck, Victoria L. Voith
Dog bites are a medical problem for millions of people, children being the most common victims.Human deaths attributable to dog bite injury (not rabies) are relatively infrequent. There have beensome epidemiologic reviews, but this study is the first attempt to arrive at an understanding of...
Master of the Hounds
Contributor(s):: Beisner, Matt
Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009
Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.
Dog bite risk: an assessment of child temperament and child-dog interactions
Contributor(s):: Davis, A. L., Schwebel, D. C., Morrongiello, B. A., Stewart, J., Bell, M.
Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima
Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.
Dangerous Dogs Act and the problem of 'status' dogs
Contributor(s):: Shepherd, K.
Dog bite prevention: responsible pet ownership and animal safety
Contributor(s):: Cornwell, J. M.