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What should you do after a dog bite?

It is easy to think your dog will not bite someone because he is well-trained. Because of this, you may not know what to do if you find yourself in this situation. However, dog bites can have serious consequences in Connecticut. It is best for both you and your dog if you are prepared for this situation before it occurs.

Dog bites and the law

In countless areas around the globe, dogs are best friends, protectors and even members of the family. A dogs are generally loyal in nature and serve as a major source of stress relief, it makes sense that most would associate the animal with utmost companionship. However, in some tragic cases, dog bites and attacks have led to severe injuries and even death. In Connecticut, a law regarding dog bites and injuries is currently being reconsidered to ensure the safety of all residents.

Are dog bites occurring more often?

Although you may not consider dog bites to be a common occurrence, the number of incidents which occur each year is actually increasing. While many people might think that dogs chasing mailmen is a stereotype, it is postal workers who are most affected by these rising attacks.