Did you know that…

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association

  • 4.7 million people in this country are bitten by dogs every year
  • Children are by far the most common victims
  • 800,000 Americans receive medical attention for dog bites each year
  • Children are far more likely to be severely injured; approximately 400,000 receive medical attention every year
  • Most dog bites affecting young children occur during everyday activities and while interacting with familiar dogs.

To read more about dog bite prevention click the link to be taken to a HealthyChildren.org article.