That surprising fact is being shared by safety advocates for National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which was officially kicked off yesterday. What may be more shocking, however, than the prevalence of serious dog bite injuries are the facts that:

  • Nearly 50 percent of all dog bite victims are children.
  • Dog bite injuries cost roughly $570 million every year, when consider medical costs, lost productivity, etc.

To spread awareness and elucidate the scope and impacts of dog bite injuries in the U.S., we are introducing the following infographic. It highlights some of the newest facts and statistics regarding dog bite injuries in the U.S.

Stats about Serious Dog Bite Injuries [Infographic]

Stats about Serious Dog Bite Injuries [Infographic]

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