How To Safely Approach an Unfamiliar Dog

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Dogs have been our companions for centuries. That kind of familiarity often leads some wanting to approach and pet an unfamiliar dog. That said, there are six things you should do when approaching a dog you don’t know (or who doesn’t know you). Ask permission from the dog’s owner before interacting. Never approach a dog […]

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How to Read A Dog’s Body Language

reading a dogs body language

Always know how to read a dog’s body language in order to avoid dog bites. Below are 8 different examples of a dog’s body language which will give you tips on how the dog is feeling.   1. Relaxed: A relaxed dog will have their ears straight up, head held high and mouth open/tongue out. […]

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Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Bite Statistics

Dog bites can cause catastrophic personal injuries, especially to children who often find themselves at face level with dogs. Based on the number of dogs in Nebraska and across the country, bites and resulting injuries are relatively rare. But when they do occur, they can be costly; according to research from the American Veterinary Medical […]

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Damages: What are you entitled to?

What Damages Are You Entitled To

If you are injured due to someone’s negligence – What damages are you entitled to? According to the Nebraska Jury Instructions, the purpose of damages is to put the injured party in the same position, so far as money can do it, as he or she would have been had there been no injury or […]

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