Dog attacks are an everyday occurrence and could happen to anyone. They can be terrifying and traumatic for everyone involved.
Why are some dogs considered dangerous breeds while others are not? What factors make dogs dangerous and can you prevent hazards?
By knowing potential dog bite dangers, you can take action immediately to treat any possible conditions like MRSA from dog bites.
Work with your dog and use simple tips to stop a puppy from biting: discipline, distraction, firm commands, and no rough play.
Teach your puppy not to bite while playing while the dog is young. Encourage your puppy to play with toys and reward him for doing just that.
Dog biting: Understand the common reasons why your dog might bite including playfulness, anxiety, illness, or defending their territory.
Common dog bite complications include infection, nerve damage, emotional trauma, and potentially disfigurement.
Teach children to minimize dog bite risks and remember the rules as an adult. Ask for permission before petting a dog, don’t poke or prod.
Train a dog not to bite: Watch for behavior changes, redirect puppy bites, and reduce frustration with exercise, and mental stimulation.
Tail biting is most often found in dogs that have a high prey drive, don’t get enough exercise or spend too much time in their crates.