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10 key statistics about dog bites

People often make jokes about dogs chasing mail carriers or barking at joggers as they go by on the sidewalk, but anyone who has been bitten by a dog knows that it is no joke. It can lead to serious pain, disfigurement, scarring and infection. It may need immediate medical care. In some cases, attacks lead to permanent disabilities or even become fatal.

Know how to handle dogs you encounter while trick-or-treating

The autumn comes with many activities that encourage people to enjoy the outdoors while the weather is mild. Sometimes, people who are taking part in them will come across animals. When this is a dog, you have to be sure that you are handling the situation correctly.

Dog bites need medical attention to prevent infection

As the summer months march on, people are spending time outside. Sometimes, animals are out with their humans. It is imperative that all dog owners ensure that their pets are behaving in an appropriate manner. When a dog is too aggressive to be around humans, it should be properly contained.

6 dog bite warning signs

The fact that a dog is about to bite is not always obvious. Sure, there are cases when a snarling dog charges a jogger or something else that makes it very clear the dog is on the attack, but many bites are rather unexpected.

3 tips to help avoid a dog bite

You go jogging every other day, and you've seen plenty of dogs off their leashes in and around your neighborhood. You're always a bit worried that one is going to charge you and attack. Every time one looks up or starts trotting over, you get a bit nervous and start wondering what you can do to keep from getting bitten.

Girl requires surgery after saving boy from dog bites

A 10-year-old girl is in need of multiple surgeries after saving her 7-year-old friend from a vicious dog attack in Bridgeport. The two children were playing with a pit bull on Wednesday afternoon in a home, according to a police spokesperson, when the pit bull attacked the boy.


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