Dog Bites Archive | Goodwin & Scieszka

A dog can make a wonderful addition to a household and when people make the decision to bring a new dog into their home, they often do so by adopting a dog from a shelter instead of buying one from a breeder or a pet store. People have very good intentions in doing this, especially

When it comes to preventing dog bites, dog owners have the most power to put a stop to attacks before they happen. Owners understand their dogs best and over time, should know which kinds of situations are stressful for them, know when to remove them for a situation, and know what other measures should be

As the coronavirus pandemic grew, people were eager to learn more about what they could do to protect themselves and their loved ones. We all heard about how important it was to wash our hands, wear masks, and maintain good social distance when we do have to leave the house. But one effect of the

All dogs can bite. It doesn’t matter if it’s a small dog, a big dog, or what breed a dog is. Even if a dog is typically very friendly, there are situations when even the most easy-going dog might lash out, attack someone, and cause serious injuries.   Dogs can bite for many different reasons,

Right now, it’s more important than ever to put safety first in all aspects of our lives. Not only does everyone need to take the appropriate measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, it’s essential that we do our best to prevent accidents that could potentially lead to serious injuries. With hospital resources being prioritized

Even the most dedicated dog owner can’t be with their pets 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every once in a while, people may need the help of a pet sitter to take care of their dog during a vacation or to walk their dog while they’re at work during the day. Regardless

When people think of injuries caused by dogs, dog bites are the first thing to come to mind. But while dog bites do indeed force hundreds of thousands of people to seek medical treatment every year, they’re not the only kinds of injuries dogs can cause. Dogs don’t even necessarily have to be acting aggressively

Even if you don’t have a dog of your own, it’s still very easy to encounter dogs in your day-to-day life. According to the American Pet Products Association’s 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, 63.4 million American households own at least one dog, so there’s a very good chance you could run into dogs when you

When you think of summer, what do you think of? Baseball games? Vacations? Hot weather? Barbeques? One thing most people don’t typically associate with summer is an increased risk of dog bites. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), over 4.5 millions people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States and

Fostering a dog can be an extremely rewarding experience. If you’ve been thinking about getting a dog, fostering one can help you figure out if owning one is right for you. You can also help free up space in a shelter or help a dog adjust to living in a regular home before it moves

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