Crush Injuries and You: The Danger of Dog Bites

    Posted on by

    It only takes a minute. You could be walking along, minding your own business, when a ferocious dog suddenly sets upon you like a lightning bolt falling out of the sky. Dog bites are serious injuries which can lead to long-term physical and psychological damage. According to the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, “approximately 1.6 million U.S. patients were reported with […]

    The Psychological Effects of Dog Bite Injuries

    Posted on by

    No matter if someone is a full-grown adult or just a child, a dog bite can be a disturbing event. Not only can dog bites cause severe injuries, they can effect long-lasting, traumatic neuroses that can negatively impact a person’s life for years afterward. Cynophobia In short, Cynopobia is the fear of dogs. Cynophobia is often listed as the most […]

    Dog Bite Case Do’s and Dont’s – The Advocates

    Posted on by

    Every year close to five million Americans are bitten by animals, the majority being dog bites. Close to 300,000 of these people end up in the hospital and find themselves facing years of rehabilitation and reconstructive surgery. With 83 million dogs in the U.S. alone, attacks and bites are a common reality. The fifth most common reason children visit emergency […]

    Dog Bites and Infections

    Posted on by

    We all love our puppies but if they’re not trained properly, dog bite incidents do occur. Pit Bulls, German Shepherds, and Rottweilers tend to get a bad rap since their breeds have higher incidences of biting, yet any breed is capable of chomping down on a person. Why is a dog bite particularly bad? What type of infections do dog […]

    Eight steps interact with dogs safely

    Posted on by

    When you see a dog in public, the first instinct of many is to want to pet the animal. Here are eight steps to follow to ensure you do it safely: Don’t approach the dog. Even the friendliest of pets prefers not to be “targeted” by strangers. Ignore the dog at first. Get permission from the pet’s owner before approaching […]