1 May 2014
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 4.5 million Americans are bitten by a dog each year. This data is actually somewhat tricky to interpret, because most bites go unreported. Of those 4.5 million victims, about 20%, or 885,000 (of whom half are children), will seek medical attention for their wound. Many Dogs are First-Time Biters Many dog owners themselves believe that most dog bites are the result of an aggressive or "