Dog Bites Blog

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On October 26th, an East Goshen couple in their 50′s left their home to take a walk around their neighborhood. Little did they know that a short while later, they would be rushed to the Paoli Hospital emergency room to treat multiple dog bite wounds.

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Many Philadelphia residents are aware that pit bulls have a bad reputation. While advocates of the breed suggest that pit bull injuries and fatalities are the result of poor training and care on the owner’s part, the fact remains that the statistics...

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Dogs prefer not to attack if they can help it. They will exhibit numerous signs that they are upset or uncomfortable in a situation before they bite. Here are six ways to spot a potential dog attack and what you can do to stop it.

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Dog bites can be sudden and devastating, causing severe injury. If you have a dog, it is your responsibility to reduce the chances that your dog will bite or attack someone. These seven tips can help you prevent dog bites when at all possible.

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Dog bites can become infected easily, even if the wounds do not look that bad on the surface. Once a dog bite becomes infected, the situation becomes serious and requires immediate medical care.

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If you’re like most dog owners, you probably enjoy walking your canine friend as much as possible. It’s a great and fun healthy activity for the dog and the owner, and some of the most popular places to do this are local trails and dog parks.

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Millions of cases of dog bites are reported every year in the United States. Even though most of these bites aren’t serious, many of them do result in substantial medical bills, time lost from work, and significant pain and suffering.

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If a dog bites you or your child, it is important to determine who the responsible party is. In some cases, the dog may have been provoked, or defending its property or owner. But at times, a dog is naturally vicious or has bitten other people in the past.

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Sometimes even the best precautions won’t prevent a dog bite, and you have to know what steps to take when that occurs. Following some simple guidelines will assist you when seeking care and presenting a claim for liability.

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