‘There are five key things that contribute to a dog attack, there’s failure of early socialisation, failure of later socialisation, genetics, a pre-existing medical condition and victim behaviour,” he says.
“And they’re the five things which we need to influence to try and reduce this from occurring.”
The vet explains that “size counts” when it comes to dog attacks, with a large breed obviously posing a greater threat than a small aggressive dog.’
Make that ‘Victim’s Behaviour’ x10
This is not so say that ‘it’s the victim’s fault’ but the fact is, in every dog attack I have confronted the victim’s behaviour has exacerbated the situation.
Education is the key!
As I keep saying in this publication.