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Dog Bites/Animal Attacks Archives

How can I reduce the risk of injuries when stopping a dog fight?

Sometimes when dogs cross paths while out walking, they do not get along. Dog fights are very common and also very scary. Once dogs start violently tussling, it is very important to get them separated. But fighting dogs can bite and cause serious injuries. So what can you do to reduce the risk of being bitten when breaking up a dog fight?

Territorial dogs pose potential dangers for children

If a dog is properly trained and cared for, it will likely never cause anyone a moment's distress. Likewise, if a dog's owner prevents the dog from roaming freely throughout a neighborhood, then it will have little opportunity to get into trouble. Unfortunately, not everyone is willing to take on the responsibilities of dog ownership.

Journal reports that dog bites on the hand can cause big problems

We are all aware that a vicious bite from a dog can cause a serious injury. When a dog attacks, the victim can be left with deep puncture wounds and even tears in the flesh that obviously require treatment. But what can be less apparent is the damage done by a small bite on the hand.

Girl suffers serious dog bite injury in Texas

It is not uncommon for a neighborhood to have a dog owner who acts totally oblivious to their pet's behavior. Their dogs are often allowed to run loose and bother the neighbors with impunity. Random encounters with such an animal can be dangerous and terrifying. Children are especially vulnerable should such a dog choose to attack.

How should I treat wounds caused by dog bites?

Dogs have a well-deserved reputation of being loyal and friendly pets. When properly trained, most dogs are well behaved. But dogs can also act in an aggressive manner when they feel threatened or if they believe they are protecting their territory. It is best to approach dogs we do not know with care and to avoid dogs that display aggressive or vicious behavior.

What would make a dog act aggressively?

In life, there are few things more wonderful than a friendly, loving dog. For those with a fondness for our canine friends, a dog’s mere presence can brighten up the day. On the other hand, there are few things more frightening than an aggressive dog that appears poised to attack. A physical altercation with a dog can be traumatic and dog bites can be painful.

How does the one-bite rule affect victims of dog bites in Texas?

People may assume that if they are bitten by a dog in Texas, then holding the animal's owner liable for compensation is a fairly straightforward proposition. Unfortunately, seeking legal retribution for the consequences of dog bites can be more difficult than expected.

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