Why are Some Dogs More Aggressive?

October 2023

Dog Bites are a complex societal problem that does not a have a quick fix.  A dog bite can be considered a common occurrence.  There are many reasons a dog may be aggressive and bite.  The clearest reasons would be the dog is in danger or feels it needs to defend itself.  Other reasons for a dog to be aggressive are the dog may be ill, or is showing possessive traits, is showing dominance or is frustrated.  Owners may also assist in the dog's aggression by poor training or poor socialization.

If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog, you may have a legal claim for personal injuries.  The law surrounding dog bites in the State of Wisconsin can be complex.   Various legal issues need to be analyzed regarding a dog bite by experiened legal counsel.   

At Herrick & Hart, we have been on the side of the injured since 1951.  We have experience helping those injured by dogs.  We offer a free consultation on personal injury cases.