Why do dogs bite?

If put in the wrong situation, even the sweetest, most friendly dog can bite somebody. Understanding the causes of dog bites helps you prevent injury to yourself, your family, and others. Educating yourself and the people around you about why dogs bite and why this...

What dogs are most likely to bite?

Dogs may be man's best friend, but they are still animals. Even the most docile family pet will attack if somebody provokes them into doing so. It is not surprising that the most frequent victims of dog bites are children, likely because children are not likely to...

What causes infections in dog bite wounds?

When New Mexico residents like you suffer from a dog bite injury, you may not expect the long-term effects. Most people worry about the immediate physical damage, such as the tearing of flesh and skin. After that, the most common concern is for rabies infection. But...

What should I do if a dog bites me?

If a dog attacks you and injures you, it is essential that you act quickly to avoid additional attacks and to safeguard your health. Dogs can carry diseases they can transmit to humans, so you have to seek medical care right away.  The Cleveland Clinic explains that...

Why are small dogs likely to bite?

When it comes to animal bites, all bites can be dangerous. Dog bites can lead to several different complications. When you think about a dog bite, you may think about larger dogs or more aggressive looking dogs. While these dogs may be capable of the most damage, they...