Study Identifies Dog Breeds, Physical Traits That Pose Highest Risk Of Biting Children

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By Admin on May 23, 2019 at 6:53 AM
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    Nearly five million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States, and children are at a much higher risk than adults. Dog bites can cause significant psychological and physical damage, and bites to the face often require reconstructive surgery to repair injuries ranging from nerve damage to tissue loss. While certain breeds are known to bite more frequently or cause more severe injuries, a new study finds the breed was unknown in about 60 percent of dog bite cases.

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