Why Did Barney Bite The Reporter?

10 11 2008

I guess the reporter that was bitten by President Bush’s Scottish Terrier, Barney, does not own a dog.   One of the things that I preach constantly is that a human should never reach over the head of a dog right away, in order to pet it.  We do not like that.  Once we lose sight of that hand, we do not know where it is going or what the person intends to do with it.  In the cases of some dogs, especially with strangers, their first reaction is to bite, and be sorry about it later. Read the rest of this entry »