Having a dog can provide companionship and love as well as many other benefits. Dogs aren’t called “man’s best friend” for no reason; however, dogs can also get aggressive and have been known to bite. I, as a Missouri Dog Bite Attorney, offer a few tips, listed below, that will help keep you, your dog and anyone interacting with your dog safe and unbitten.
Category: Dog Bites
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A large percentage of Missouri dog bite victims are children, which is perhaps the most unfortunate fact about Missouri dog bites. Although certain dogs have a reputation for being mean or aggressive, almost half of Missouri dog bite victims were attacked by dogs belonging to neighbors or their own family. What this means is that even though dogs such as Pit Bulls are responsible for over 41% of dog… Continue reading
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We often let our guard down with dogs, which is probably why a dog attack can be so traumatizing. So, what should you do if you’ve been bitten?
First, identify the animal. If the dog is a stray, you may need to be tested for rabies. Honestly, whether the dog is a stray or has an owner you would be well-advised to go to the hospital… Continue reading
An elderly woman from Flora, Illinois and her dog were killed by a pit bull in Clay County. Rosie Humphries, 85, was attacked while walking her own dog yesterday. Rosie and her pup were pronounced dead at the scene. The pit bull is being held by Animal Control currently. Continue reading