Most people view dogs as lovable friends who offer unconditional love and unwavering loyalty. This is undoubtedly the case for millions, it is not an absolute truth. There are plenty of people across the country who are not fans of dogs, and with valid reasoning to back them up. 4.5 million Americans suffer from dog bites every year, with small children being the most common victims.
Dogs will choose to fall back on their instincts and defend themselves for a variety of reasons, such as being in an unfamiliar or uncomfortable situation. This is why it is paramount that dog owners and lovers alike are prepared and well-versed in how to deal with an aggressive canine. Van Sant Law has created a short infographic detailing the many reasons why a dog may lash out and attack, as well as what you can do to prevent it.
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Infographic courtesy of Van Sant Law, home to Atlanta’s injury attorneys