Tips to Protect Your Child From Dog Bites

Dog Bites and Children

Children are typically raised to appreciate the love and companionship of “man’s best friend.” Although most dogs will not bite unless provoked, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that dog bites have been the eleventh leading cause of injury to children since 2010. Over two million bites to children are reported annually. These sobering…

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Common Sense Ways to Avoid Dog Bites

Dog Bites

It is almost impossible to walk down any residential street in Philadelphia or any other community in America without seeing a dog. The fact that dogs appear to be everywhere might account for the 4.5 million people who are bitten each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dogs might be cute…

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Types of Dog Bite Injuries

Dog Bites

Dogs can be great pets and companions. However, owning a dog requires the owner to behave responsibly and safely when handling a dog. Any animal, no matter how domesticated, can be provoked, frightened, or become aggressive in unpredictable circumstances. Thus, measures should always be taken to avoid situations that may result in a dog bite….

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Boy Mauled in Dog Bite Incident

Dog Bites

The apparent mauling of a 4-year-old Miami boy by a group of dogs last August has horrified residents of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Boy Found in Backyard Javon Dade Jr. was reported missing at 10 a.m. on the morning of August 13, 2014 after his father, Javon Dade, Sr. went to look for him and did…

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