Written by attorney Kirk Bernard, about 3 years ago.
Identify The Dog and its Owner.
If possible, you'll want to locate and identify the dog's owner. This may not always be possible if the dog is a stray or is missing proper identification on it's... more
Many of us are responsible animal owners, and this guide should not be interpreted an indictment of dogs or their owners. However, dog bites are a problem in Georgia, and nationally, especially when... more
In the United States, more than four million people -- mostly children -- are victims of dog bites. Although most are minor, some can be serious, causing deep wounds, disfigurement and scars. They... more
When a dog bite infection occurs, it is almost always after a skin puncture. Like other infections, dog bite injuries turn into infections when bacteria works its way into the lower layers of skin or... more
Most Americans own pets, and most of those pets are dogs. Dogs are like family to most people, and like most families, most are good, but some are not so good, particularly to strangers.Victims of... more
Becausedog bites affect nearly 5 million Americans every year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) hosts National Dog Bite Prevention Week annually in the third full week of May the... more