Dog bites are a constant threat to police. Bite wounds from dogs of all sizes can cause debilitating injuries. In this companion program to Recognizing Dangerous Dogs, Krista Kurvers, a former police officer, K-9 handler and animal control officer, discusses methods of avoiding dog attacks and fending off dogs during an attack.
With the vast number of contacts that officers have with dogs on a daily basis, it is imperative to recognize the warning signs of aggression. Krista Kurvers, a former police officer, K-9 handler and animal control officer, discusses various behavioral indicators to help enable officers to determine a dog’s threat level.