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09 December 2009

Why dogs attack

Dogs bite when they're threatened, but there are other triggers to watch out for when there are children about.

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Most of us were taught as children not to interfere with a dog while it's eating as it may bite, but there are other reasons that dogs may attack. An animal behaviourist tells us what they are, and what can be done to prevent family pets from baring their fangs.

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