Tag Archives: dog bite cases

Dominance Aggression

By Robert Forto Dogs do not see pack members as equals, instead, a hierarchy must be established to show which is of higher and lower rank to keep peace within the pack.  Any number of pack members living together, whether dog or human, must have an established hierarchy in the dog’s eyes, in order to get along.  This hierarchy, although …

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Overview on Aggression Seminar held at Denver Dog Works

Overview Aggression Seminar held at Denver Dog Works This past weekend Robert Forto canine behaviorist, aggression expert held an aggression seminar.  The students in the class quickly learned that human ideals and labeling put dogs into categories that are not necessarily correct once the situation and the behaviors are observed. For instance, many dogs are labeled as having fear aggression when …

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Expert Witness For Canine Aggression Cases

By Robert Forto Attorneys may be uncertain about the benefits of retaining an expert in animal behavior in dog bites cases, or how such an expert can help. This is understandable: In Colorado, and in many other states, the law specifies strict liability for injuries caused by a dog bite. Thus, when only damages are contested, the animal behavior expert’s role …

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