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Dog Bite Attacks

DOG BITE ATTACKS BEWARE OF DOG Why Owners Have a Duty to Keep Control Over Their Animals COMMON AREA FOR BITES FACE NOSE LIPS ARMS HANDS DOG BITES FACT SHEET Approximately 25% of fatal dog attacks involved chained dogs An estimated 4.7 million dog bites occur in the U.S. each year 71% of bites occured to the extremities (arms, legs, hands, feet) + 800,000 dog bites require medical attention of human deaths involved unrestrained 24% dogs off their owners' property The insurance industry pays more than of fatal dog 92% $1 BILLION attacks involve male dogs in dog bite claims each year 25 different breeds have been involved in the 238 dog bite-related fatalities in the U.S. of which were 94% not neutered Q BREEDS MOST COMMON O TO ATTACK & CAUSE INJURY Pit Bull Terrier Rottweiler Huskey Bullmastiff German Shepherd Akita Chow Doberman TIPS TO PREVENT DOG ATTACKS ?! Don't run past a dog If a dog threatens Avoid eye contact you, don't scream STOP Try to remain motionless until the dog leaves, then back away slowly until the dog is out of sight Don't approach a strange dog, especially one that is tethered or confined People who choose to pet dogs should let the dog see and sniff them before petting the animal If you believe a dog is about to attack you, try to place something between yourself and the dog, such as a backpack or bicycle Sponsored by Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers created by MilkWhale Sources: / / ChicagoDog / /

Dog Bite Attacks

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This infographic was designed by Chicago Dog Bite Lawyers, and it provides information relevant to dog attacks, such as: the areas of the body commonly injured in dog attacks, some statistical informa...


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