Dogs are comfort animals to millions of people across the United States. However, not every dog is going to be cute and cuddly. 4.5 million United States citizens suffer from dog bites every year, with the most common victims being young children. Dogs will defend themselves if they perceive a threat or feel threatened in a given situation.
What can be done to mitigate this behavior so that your pet doesn’t attack someone? Van Sant Law has provided a short infographic detailing why a dog may bite, as well as what you can do to provide a safe environment for everyone involved.
To learn more on how to accomplish this, please see the accompanying guide.
Infographic courtesy of Van Sant Law, a firm specializing in Atlanta personal injury lawyers