Our guest on Barking From The Wooftops today is Jim Cosby
Jim Crosby is a Certified Behaviour Consultant-Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CCPDT).
Jim is recognized as an expert in the US and Canada on Dangerous Dogs, canine aggression, fatal dog attacks, and related issues and as such has performed evaluations on alleged Dangerous Dogs for various legal cases and jurisdictions. He has personally investigated 20 fatal dog attacks on humans and, has post-attack, evaluated over 40 dogs that have attacked and killed humans. Jim served as Division Manager for Bay County (FL) Animal Control from 2008-2010 and is a Florida Certified Animal Control Officer.
Jim is currently active as a dog trainer and consultant on aggressive and Dangerous Dog issues, including legislative action and legal advising, civil and criminal. Jim continues to train Animal Control Officers, Police, and other investigators on procedures regarding the investigation of fatal dog attacks, participating in such investigations as an expert witness.
Jim performs behavioural evaluation and retraining for difficult and aggressive dogs on an individual basis. Jim is also training police agencies on the proper use of force in canine encounters with the aim of reducing violence to both police officers and pets.