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Dog Safety: Learning How to Manage Dog Bite Risks

Published on December 8th, 2012

In our recent blogs, we’ve discussed dog bite prevention and what you should do if someone has been bitten by a dog. To learn more about these topics, take a look at the links below.

  • U.S. Postal Service employees frequently face the harsh reality of dog bites. Click through for a statistical analysis of dog bites in all 50 states on USPS.com.
  • Over 4.7 million people are injured every year as a result of dog bites across the United States. DoctorsLounge.com explains the best ways to protect children from dog bites.
  • Did you know that children are at greatest risk for dog bites because they do not cognitively recognize aggressive canine behavior at the same level that adults do? PsychologyToday.com explains the medical study that came to this conclusion.
  • If you are thinking of adopting a dog, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asks you to consider the liability for dog bites that you might incur.
  • The American Veterinary Medical Association devotes an entire section of their website to dog bite prevention. If you own a dog, this information can be crucial.

For a dog bite attorney in Chicago, contact the Shea Law Group at (773) 365-0040. The first case evaluation is always free, so call today to schedule an appointment.

 

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