What are the signs that a dog may bite?

Dog bites can lead to serious injuries. When interacting with someone’s dog or with your own dog, it is crucial to know the signs that may come ahead of a dog bite. Most animals give some form of warning in advance. According to the Spruce Pets, it may be a matter of...

The high cost of dog bites

If you are like a lot of people who live in Oregon, you may have one or more pets. Whether cats, dogs, birds, fish or some other type of animal, it is not uncommon to develop strong attachments to these members of the family. However, this does not negate the...

Understanding Oregon’s dog bite law

The dog. Man’s best friend. More people own these four-legged furry bundles of love than any other pet. Usually, owners obey the laws and take responsibility to protect not only the dog but also their loved ones and the public at large. However, there are times when a...

What you need to know about rabies and dog bites

Walking along the street by a dog in Oregon is fairly common as many people have canine pets. Unfortunately, dog bites and attacks do happen resulting in injuries including the possibility of rabies. Family pets often have the rabies vaccine but not all pet owners...

Take these steps if a dog bites your child

An animal bite is often both a medical emergency and a liability issue. When a dog bites your child, caring for the wound is the priority concern. However, parents may also consider legal action against the dog’s owners. Follow these steps to seek medical care and...