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Title: Dog Bite Safety Tips


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DOG BITE
SAFETY TIPS
 
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WHY SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT DOG BITES?
 
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  • Nearly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs
    each year.
  • The rate of dog bite-related injuries is highest
    for those ages 5 to 9 years.

 
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  • About 885,000 require medical attention for dog
    bite-related injuries.
  • In 2012, more than 27,000 people underwent
    reconstructive surgery as a result of being
    bitten by dogs.

 
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HOW CAN DOG BITES BE PREVENTED?
 
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Any dog of any breed has the potential to bite.
Dog bites are a largely preventable public health
problem, see the following suggestions for
protecting your family.
 
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  • Dogs with histories of aggression are not
    suitable for households with children.
  • Spend time with a dog before buying or adopting
    it. Use caution when bringing a dog into a
    household with an infant or toddler.
  • Spay/neuter your dog (this often reduces
    aggressive tendencies).

 
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  • Dont play aggressive games with your dog (e.g.
    wrestling).
  • Properly socialize and train any dog entering
    your household. Teach the submissive behaviours.
  • Immediately seek professional advice if the dog
    develops aggressive or undesirable behaviours.

 
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BASIC SAFETY TIPS FOR CHILDREN
 
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  • Dont approach an unfamiliar dog.
  • Dont run from a dog or scream.
  • Remain motionless when approached by an
    unfamiliar dog.
  • Dont play with a dog unless supervised by an
    adult.
  • Dont disturb a dog that is sleeping, eating, or
    caring for puppies.

 
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  • REFERENCES
  • http//thumbnails-visually.netdna-ssl.com/dog-bite
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  • http//www.petplan.com.au/pet_products_insurance/d
    og-insurance

 
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