Dog Bites are extremely prevalent in the United States.
- Each year, approximately 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs.
- About twenty percent of dog bites result in the need for medical attention.
- Dog bites accounted for one third of all homeowner’s liability claims in 2015.
*These statistics come from a San Francisco Chronicle article displayed in the Business section on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Emma Orr, Bloomberg Reporter. Read More: Dog-Bite Costs Jump 16% to $37,214 an Attack, Led by Arizona