Aggressive Dogs: Fact and Fiction

Real Facts on Canine Aggression

The recent Presa Canario attack in San Francisco has focused the nation’s attention on aggressive dog breeds and what to do about them. Many questions arise as a result of this ongoing dilemma. Is canine aggression the big problem? Are certain breeds more likely to be aggressive? What are the owners’ and breeders’ responsibilities and who, if anyone, is culpable when things go wrong.

This article provides a few facts to shed light on the situation in the United States. For a more in-depth look at the issue, see Aggressive Dogs and Society.

Facts About Aggressive Dogs

Fact and Fiction About Aggression in Dogs: True and False