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Precautions against Dog Bite

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Yes, Friendly Fido is supposedly our best friend, but dogs do bite, nonetheless. Since dogs are animals, no matter how well trained or beloved, they can not always be completely trusted to act as they should. Over four and a half million people are bitten by a dog in America each year. That is an extraordinary number, but what is even worse is that half of them are children between the ages of 5 and 9. Twenty percent of those bites results in an injury which necessitates some form of medical attention. The Centers for Disease Control recognizes that children are much more likely than adults to become dog bite victims. Although you might think that strange dogs or strays are the most dangerous, it is actually not so. In fact, most dog bite victims are bitten not by an unknown animal, but r...