Hugging an unwilling dog puts them under stress — which means they may bite next.
Tag: dog bites
Do Dogs Smell Fear? Yes. (And Here’s How, According to Science.)
When you are afraid — or even when you are happy — your body produces certain chemical signals that a dog can detect.
12 Warning Signs That a Dog May Bite
A strange dog startles you. You ask yourself, “Is this dog friendly? Will the dog bite?” Here are the warning signs you should know.
In My Experience, All Dogs Can Bite
My personal encounters with aggressive dogs have spanned all ages, sizes and breeds.
Why Dog Bite Wounds Are Like Icebergs
When it comes to dog bites — even small ones — what lies beneath is often a lot more dangerous than you’d think.
Dog Scared of the Vet? Read This. (Plus, Let’s Talk About Muzzles.)
If you bring your puppy to the veterinarian and the puppy is terrified, don’t ignore this reaction.
Can You Trust a Dog Who Has Bitten?
It can be difficult to decide what to do with an aggressive dog. An important question to consider: Can you trust a dog who has already bitten?