According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, over 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs annually. 4.7 MILLION! Worst of all, over half of those bitten are children under the age of 14.
When I learned May 20th-26th was National Dog Bite Prevention Week, I realized just how little I knew about dog bite prevention.
In an effort to educate the public on dog bite prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Veterinary Medical Association and the US Postal Service joined forces to offer these important tips on dog safety.