Latest Dog attack Stories

2010-11-09 14:03:41

As dog bites become an increasingly major public health concern, a new study shows that unsupervised children are most at risk for bites, that the culprits are usually family pets and if they bite once, they will bite again with the second attack often more brutal than the first.

2010-07-30 17:38:00

DENVER, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Animal Foundation (MAF), a nonprofit organization that promotes longer, healthier lives for animals through humane research, recently funded a study to determine how educated veterinarians and physicians are about dog bite prevention techniques.

2010-05-13 11:17:00

Letter Carriers, Victims, Doctors Promote National Dog Bite Prevention Week CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-four Chicago U.S.

2010-03-09 14:25:00

Britain is proposing a new plan to crackdown on dangerous dogs, which may include forcing dog owners to microchip their pets and to get insurance for them.

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.

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