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When dogs are dangerous or vicious in California

Dogs are well-known as "man's best friend," but there are times that the wild soul emerges and a canine can become a person's worst nightmare. Although attacks by domesticated dogs are rare, they can cause serious injury or even death if they involve a powerful or vicious animal.

False service animal trend may affect animal attacks

It is hard to imagine a beloved pet causing harm to a person. In California, most animal attacks are the result of wildlife getting close to populated areas as they expand into animal territories. Ask anyone who has heard the call of a coyote from a suburban porch.

Woman loses finger in California dog attack

Dogs are a "human's best friend," and they give love and protection to millions of Americans who can care properly for them. The natural state of a dog, especially one at high risk for behavioral problems, is never far below the surface, and California law seeks to mitigate the damage and injuries caused by an unexpected animal attack on humans or their property.

8-year-old dog bite victim was not the first attacked

Domestic animals of all types populate California homes, and the vast majority are well-trained and well-behaved, outside the occasional broken glass or scratched chair thanks to a furry friend. Animals still default to their wild instincts on occasion, however, and several more dangerous animals require extra care by owners and citizens alike to avoid injury and suffering due to bites and other animal attacks.

Why do cats attack?

People are often wary of dogs, understanding their power and position in the predator-prey hierarchy. However, cats also attack. Although they may not be as dangerous as some dogs due to their small size, injuries can still be significant. It's important to know why attacks by cats may happen.

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