Roughly four and a half million people are bitten by dogs in the US every year. This number sounds astronomical, but when you consider that there are almost 75 million dogs live in the United States, the statistics show that only a small portion of dogs are guilty of biting. Dog bites have a variety of causes and in order to prevent or eliminate dog bites, the behavioral problems that result in the bites must be properly diagnosed and treated.
Dog bites pose a serious risk of injury to many people. This infographic shows the most common areas of the body injured in dog bite attacks, most common breeds to attack and tips for preventing dog attacks.