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Dog bite facts and prevention measures

DOG BITES Statistics, Safety & Prevention 4.5 MILLION DOGBITES occur each year one out of five bites requires hospitalization 米米 : one fatal bite occurs every 9.6 days of victims are over 12 years old. 61% 50% male victims 50% 39% female victims of victims are under 12 years old FATAL BITES BY BREED 61% pitbulls 8% 5% rottweilers german shepherds mix-breed 5% 3% other $1,000,000,000.00 is spent on dog bite insurance claims, annually CHAINED DOGS are 2.8 times more likely to bite 88% of all fatal bite incidents involving 2 year olds were unsupervised DON'T APPROACH A DOG IF.. you have never met it you are unsupervised you run or scream ? OR IF THE DOG IS.. sleeping or nursing Zz growling or has ears back distracted or eating NEVER MAKE DIRECT EYE CONTACT 7 1 ask 2 sniff 3 саution HOW TO SAFELY MEET A DOG IF YOU ARE ATTACKED REPORT strays + do not run or scream + remain motionless if knocked over curl into a ball + IF YOU ARE BITTEN REPORT bites find an adult + wash the wound with soap apply pressure elevate the injury use a sterile bandage + apply antibiotics every 2 days SOURCES www.cde.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/dog-bites/dogbite-factsheet.html www.americanhumane.org/animals/stop-animal-abuse/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html www.dogsbite.org/dog-bite-statistics.php DOG BITES Statistics, Safety & Prevention 4.5 MILLION DOGBITES occur each year one out of five bites requires hospitalization 米米 : one fatal bite occurs every 9.6 days of victims are over 12 years old. 61% 50% male victims 50% 39% female victims of victims are under 12 years old FATAL BITES BY BREED 61% pitbulls 8% 5% rottweilers german shepherds mix-breed 5% 3% other $1,000,000,000.00 is spent on dog bite insurance claims, annually CHAINED DOGS are 2.8 times more likely to bite 88% of all fatal bite incidents involving 2 year olds were unsupervised DON'T APPROACH A DOG IF.. you have never met it you are unsupervised you run or scream ? OR IF THE DOG IS.. sleeping or nursing Zz growling or has ears back distracted or eating NEVER MAKE DIRECT EYE CONTACT 7 1 ask 2 sniff 3 саution HOW TO SAFELY MEET A DOG IF YOU ARE ATTACKED REPORT strays + do not run or scream + remain motionless if knocked over curl into a ball + IF YOU ARE BITTEN REPORT bites find an adult + wash the wound with soap apply pressure elevate the injury use a sterile bandage + apply antibiotics every 2 days SOURCES www.cde.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/dog-bites/dogbite-factsheet.html www.americanhumane.org/animals/stop-animal-abuse/fact-sheets/dog-bites.html www.dogsbite.org/dog-bite-statistics.php

Dog bite facts and prevention measures

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Every 9 days someone in the United States dies from a dog bite. In this infographic we break down all the alarming facts surrounding dog bites, and include preventative measures for animal safety arou...

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