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  • Dog Bite Video Goes Viral

    July 22, 2014

    The month of May saw a video go viral with millions of views; even news stations were playing the clip. It was not the latest exploit by a celebrity or a sports figure; instead, the video was of a small boy of whom no one had ever heard. However, the country united in outrage at […]

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  • Dog Bite Statistics For 2013

    July 02, 2014

    According to a recent report, over 4.5 million Americans were bitten by dogs in the United States in 2013. While anyone can be bitten by a dog, statistically children top the list, with over 2 million bites. U.S. Postal Service Workers came in at number two, with 5,581 reported bites. According to the Insurance Information […]

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  • Dog Bites Include Vegas Mail Carriers

    June 24, 2014

    Every year, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States. Of these numbers, about 2 million, or nearly half, are children and about 5,600 are mail carriers. According to recent reports, 13 of these letter carrier attacks occurred in Las Vegas, placing the city 28th on the list of top dog-bite cities. Houston […]

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  • Metro Police Approve Settlement For K-9 Dog Bite

    January 03, 2014

    An incident with a K-9 and its handler in a city park cost the Metro Police Department $125,000 in payout to an injury victim. According to a recent report, one man received $90,000 for injuries from a K-9 who attacked him in a city park while he was napping. The incident occurred when a K-9 handler […]

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  • Tips To Minimize The Chance Of Being Attacked And Bitten By A Dog

    April 02, 2013

     However, not every dog we or others encounter is going to be properly restrained, and people need to understand what to do in order to minimize the chance that they will be attacked and bitten by dogs that are on the loose. This is particularly true of children, as they are the ones who suffer […]

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  • Farmers Insurance Group Discontinues Coverage For Dog Bites From Certain Breeds

    February 25, 2013

    With more than 75 million dogs currently living with people in the United States, or one dog for every four people, there will be incidents that occur. These incidents usually involve dog bites, and estimates indicate that as many as 4 million people are bitten by dogs across the country on an annual basis. This […]

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