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(Episode #83 – “Best of” Relay) Why Dogs Attack People and Preventing It & How Good Is Your Pet’s Sense of Taste.

Published: 12/29/2020
dog with large chunk of raw beef in mouth

Full Show Notes

Introduction timestamps – 00:01 – 01:52

Segment 1 – 01:55 – 09:28

You know your pet loves food but have you ever wondered what they actually can taste compared to you? I’ll explain the similarities and differences between your taste buds and dogs and cats. Did you know that there is a fifth identified taste detector on your tongue that you share with your pets?  Find out what it is.

Segment 2 – 09:29 – 32:29

Talking about dogs biting people is a disturbing issue.  Contrary to what many people think and you may have experienced, there are very specific reasons that dogs bite and attack people. Dog aggression expert, Bryan Bailey, author of the book, “The Hammer: Why Dogs Attack Us And How to Prevent It” will explain how dogs have retained the survival strategies of wolves, the subtle signs that dogs give that an attack is coming and how you can prevent dog bites and attacks.

 Resources for this Episode.

Source for the story about pet’s taste buds – How Dogs Think by Stanley Coren.

First Aid Tip about your dog and anti-freeze.  See the companion blog article.

Bryan Bailey.


Bryan Bailey’s Website.

Bryan Bailey’s “Taming the Wild” Training and Boarding Company.

Amazon link to order The Hammer: Why Dogs Attack Us and How to Prevent It.