Latest Dog attack Stories

2009-08-17 00:51:56

Children ages 5-9 -- especially boys -- are at greatest risk of dog bites, a U.S. veterinarian says. Dr.

2009-08-04 15:42:31

Any animal can bite, even cute, friendly ones that people have known for years, a U.S. veterinarian warns. If they are put in a new and threatening situation, they may bite, Dr.

2009-07-22 10:38:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a dog or cat bites, an infection can follow."Wounds that are most likely to become infected are those on the face and hands or when people wait more than eight hours before seeking medical attention," said Dr.

2009-06-02 09:27:00

MedPie.com's Top 5 List Reveals Surprising Dangers RYE, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPie.com today released its list of the Top 5 Hidden Health Hazards for Kids in summertime.

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Experts Launch www.aftertheinjury.org to Help Parents and Kids to a Full Recovery PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Trauma season" is the unfortunate nickname for summertime in the nation's hospitals.

2009-05-13 17:28:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's estimated that 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year.

2009-03-02 16:37:36

There is a correlation between cases of dog bites and rising temperatures, U.S. researchers suggest. The researchers -- Dr. Angelo Monroy, Dr. Philomena Behar, Dr. Mark Nagy, Dr. Christopher Poje, Dr. Michael Pizzuto and Dr.

2009-03-02 07:33:35

Young children are especially vulnerable to severe dog bites in the head and neck areas, and there is a correlation between cases of dog bites and rising temperatures.

2008-07-24 15:01:08

A 13-year-old Waitoa cyclist, mauled by four pig dogs last week, is recovering at home. The boy, who received about 100 dog bites in the attack on Waihekau Rd, was discharged from Waikato Hospital on Saturday. The Times visited the boy's house yesterday and his mother said he was fine.

2006-03-06 12:25:00

Dog bites occur more often in very young children, so families should consider waiting until their children are of school age before they introduce a new dog into the household.

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