Dog Bites Archive | Goodwin & Scieszka

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

When people think about aggressive dogs or dogs that are prone to biting, they often tend to think of certain breeds of dogs. They often tend to picture breeds like pit bulls or rottweilers before they think of something like a corgi or a golden retriever. It’s no secret that certain types of dogs have

Making sure your dog is properly contained is essential an essential part of pet safety. Whether it’s putting a dog on a leash when you go on a walk around the neighborhood or securing the dog in another room as visitors come in the house, restraining your dog not only protects your pet, it also

Dog collars play a very important role in dog safety. Not only do they give you a place to put a dog’s identification, they give you a way to restrain your dog, helping protect your dog and people who come near your dog. Properly containing your dog is one of the most effective ways to

Without a doubt, dogs are one of the most popular types of pets in America. In 2015, it was estimated that there were about 70 million dogs in the United States. With so many dogs around, it comes as no surprise that dog bites are extremely common. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for everyone and that includes pets. While your dog might not have to deal with things like holiday shopping, they can be stressed out by friends or family who stop by to spend the holidays with you, whether it’s for a quick visit to drop

When dogs bite, it often feels like it happens completely out of the blue. One minute, you’re going for a walk in the park or visiting a friend, the next you’re suddenly the victim of a dog bite. Anytime injuries occur suddenly, it’s extremely overwhelming and it’s hard to know what to do next. Not

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