Category: Dog Bites & Injuries

Research suggests dog attacks are unpredictable

Dog Bites & Injuries,Our Blog | August 20, 2015

Dog bites are the cause of serious injuries in California every year, especially to young children. Scientists at the University of Liverpool found that dog bites may not be as preventable as previously thought. The team interviewed dog bite victims to learn about what the victims perceived about the attacks in order to learn more…

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Diseases that can be transferred from animals to humans

Dog Bites & Injuries,Our Blog | July 30, 2015

California residents may be surprised to learn that 60 percent of the infectious diseases that affect humans originated in animals. Three quarters of all emerging infectious diseases are also zoonotic. Most people are aware of the dangers of zoonotic conditions such as rabies, but there are a number of other conditions that can be contracted…

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When a dog attacks a small child

Dog Bites & Injuries,Our Blog | March 5, 2015

For parents with small children, there are few things that can stoke terror in their hearts as much as their child suffering serious injuries. One circumstance under which small children are sometimes seriously injured are dog attacks. When a dog attacks a small child, the child’s face and neck may end up taking the brunt…

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