Dog Bite Statistcs in U.S and Canda in 1982-2010
Dog bite statistics :
Each day, about 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency care treatment for dog bite injury.1 The following studies examine injury occurrence and the breeds most likely to bite.
Dog attack deaths and maimings, U.S. & Canada,
September 1982 to June 25, 2010
By compiling U.S. and Canadian press accounts between 1982 and 2010, Merritt Clifton, editor of Animal People, shows the breeds most responsible for serious injury and death.
The combination of pit bulls, rottweilers, presa canarios, and their mixes:
* 80% of attacks that induce bodily harm
* 70% of attacks to children
* 83% of attack to adults
* 69% of attacks that result in fatalities
* 75% that result in maiming