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Dog Attacks: Fatalities & Statistics

Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………........... Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………........... Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………........... Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………........... Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………........... Approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur DOG ATTACK annually. Nearly 20% of dog bite victims require medical attention. Fatalities & Statistics Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. More than 50% of fatal Most Dangerous Dog Breeds... attacks occur to children. 14% 55% ROTTWEILE RS & their mixes 26 dogs involved in 21 attacks PIT BULLS 1% & their mixes 151 dogs involved in 83 attacks WOLF HYBRIDS & their mixes 17 dogs involved in 2 attacks 21% 4% ALL OTHER BREEDS & mixes 68 dogs involved in 29 attacks AMERICAN BULLDOGS & their mixes 5% 15 dogs involved in 6 attacks Fatal dog attacks INCREASED 17% HUSKIES & their mixes 9 dogs involved in 8 attacks between 2005 and 2009. DOG BITE LAWS by State One-Bite Rule: Also known as "First bite free" rule, means the dog owner is protected from liability on the first injury by the dog, unless the dog is known previously to be dangerous. Statutory Strict Liability: The owner of the dog is legally liable to the victim, regardless of prior behaviour of the dog. Mixed statute: Some combination of One-Bite Rule and Statutory Strict Liabaility. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state. Texas is among 10 states that prohibit Breed Specific Legislation. Nearly 90% of fatal dog attacks in volve unneutered male dogs. All breeds can attack-In 2008, a 6-week old Labrador puppy killed a 2 month old baby. What is a PIT BULL'? DOG BITE INSURANCE CLAIMS Pit bull is a generic term used to describe American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and other dogs with similar traits and characteristics. Value of Claims ($ Millions) Number of Claims Avg. Cost per Claim 2003 $324.2 16,919 $19,162 2008 $387.2 15.823 $24,461 Sources: Breed Information http://www.pbrc.net/breedinfo.html Dog Bites http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html Dog Bite Liability http://www.iii.org/media/hottopics/insurance/dogbite/ Dog Bite Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Dog-Bites/biteprevention.html Statistics about dog bites in the USA and elsewhere http://www.dogbitelaw.com/PAGES/statistics.html U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities http://dogsbite.org/bite-statistics-fatalities.htm From Mc Intyre Law, P.C. United States BSL Locations http://www.understand-a-bull.com/BSL/Locations/USLocations.htm Infographic: jamie@jborders.com .******** .………...........

Dog Attacks: Fatalities & Statistics

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Dog is man's best friend but sometimes man's best friend can attack and the attacks can be fatal. This infographic looks at the facts and statistics behind dog attacks including the most dangerous do...

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