Dogs barking

Why do dogs bark? –original source from: Doctors Foster and Smith ( Dogs bark because it is part of their normal and natural communication and behavior. Dogs can bark for appropriate and good reasons, such as when strangers approach our house, they hear an odd noise, or they are herding sheep. Most of us want… Read More »

Dog owners’ liability

Dog Owners’ Liability for Bites and Other Injuries: An Overview, …the general principles governing the civil and criminal liability of dog owners when their pets hurt someone—and links to find more details. (source) Dog owner liability Dog owner’s legal defense Who is liable Compensation for dog bites Liability insurance

Socialization varies

Socialization is different for puppies and dogs. Puppies: during their early weeks and months, puppies have the best chance of forming new relationships with other dogs, other species, and adapting to stimuli in their environment. This time frame is called the socialization period, commonly considered to be the first three months of life, approximately 3… Read More »