While dogs are commonly known as “Man’s Best Friend”, there are certain breeds that inflict serious injury on humans and their canine counterparts. Nearly 75 million dogs live in the United States. 880,000 dog bite victims seek emergency medical care at hospitals in the U.S. annually according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention […]
Dogs make excellent companions and can bring a lot of love and joy into a household. While many owners will never experience a dog bite injury, it is reported that nearly 800,000 dog bites occur each year in America. There are many things that can be done to prevent these injuries, including learning proper prevention and safety tips.
Of deaths caused by dog attacks, 44% of the fatalities in the United States are attributable to two breeds: Pit Bull dogs and Rottweilers. California Civil Code section 3342 states that dog owners are strictly liable for bites from their dog regardless of fault. Learn about the specifics of these laws, and what you can do if you or someone you know is bitten by a dog.
Investigators concluded that a Moreno Valley woman was killed by neighborhood dogs in her home last week. The dogs responsible for the attacks were said to be mixes between Weimaraner and the breed with the highest dog bite death and injury rate, a Pit Bull. Moreno Valley Sgt. Jaime Briones says a forensic dentist determined […]