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Dog Bite Claims Rose During Pandemic

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Last March, the United States went into lockdown mode due to the coronavirus pandemic. Americans became stressed out as they had to work from home, cancel vacation plans, and pretty much live life from home, isolated from others. It’s believed that the family dogs have picked up on this increased anxiety. As a result,… Read More »

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Texas Woman Killed By Dog Attack

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We see dogs everywhere we go. Many are seen on walks around the neighborhood. Many ride in their owners’ vehicles. Some are even brought into stores. Because we see dogs all the time, they pretty much blend in with the environment. They are like family to some people. While most dogs seem friendly enough,… Read More »

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Woman Arrested in Texas Dog Attack

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Dogs are not always the friendly and lovable creatures that humans make them out to be. Some can be very aggressive, biting and mauling strangers and even their owners. Dog bites have been known to cause serious injuries and even death, which is why negligent dog owners can be harshly punished. A woman in… Read More »

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Texas Toddler Bitten by Alleged Service Dog

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Any dog can bite. Even though canines are considered man’s best friend, they can get provoked at any time, leading to dog attacks that cause serious injuries and even fatalities. A toddler in Texas was recently mauled by a pitbull that was wearing a service vest. The incident occurred on January 9 at the… Read More »

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Houston Tops Nation for Dog Attacks on Postal Workers

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Dogs are often seen as man’s best friend, but postal workers don’t think that. In fact, many are stressed out when they come across dogs on their routes. While many canines are in fact friendly, some are mean and ready to attack anything that comes their way. USPS workers, unfortunately, are not immune to… Read More »

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Child Killed in Texas Dog Attack

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The phrase “man’s best friend,” which is often used to describe dogs, is sometimes a misnomer. Dogs are not always nice to people. While many are friendly, some are very protective of their environment. They may attack anything that moves, especially young children. Dog bites can be disfiguring and even deadly. Sadly, this was… Read More »

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What to Know About Dog Bites in Texas

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We don’t expect to get hurt by man’s best friend, but the truth is that dogs bite humans more often than you think. In fact, Texas has one of the highest rates of dog bites. In the United States, 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. In many cases, they are bitten… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That Children Are Most Frequently Bit by Dogs in The Eye Area

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According to a new study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, children are twice as likely to be bitten by a dog in the eye area. However, the study also found that, when it comes to dogs that they are familiar with/in the home, they are more likely to be bitten on… Read More »

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When Dog Bites & Workplace Injuries Lead to Wrongful Death

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Below, we discuss what some of the latest research indicates about issues related to dog interactions and workplace injuries: Dog Licks – Not Just Bites – Can Sometimes Kill While many people are aware that dog bites can be dangerous, what many do not realize is that even more benign interactions – such as… Read More »

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Volunteer Dies Due to Blood Loss from Dog Bites

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News headlines have been dominated by the story of an animal shelter volunteer who was found dead due to severe blood loss suffered after incurring a number of dog bites at the shelter where she volunteered. The police are now investigating the incident, although the cause of death has already been ruled as exsanguination…. Read More »

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