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American Academy of Pediatrics discuss dangers of dog bites

The American Academy of Pediatrics and doctors are beginning a campaign to raise awareness of  the dangers of dog bites.

During National Dog Bite Prevention Week,  doctors pointed out that nearly 5 million people suffer from dog bites every year, 600,000 of these require medical attention. Tips were given to parents in order to help their children remain safe from dog bites.

Tips include, teaching kids to ask permission from an owner before petting a dog, and remain calm and avoid eye contact if you feel threatened by a dog.

If you or a your child has been injured after a dog bite attack, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Danville dog bite lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (217) 443-4343.