Increase in the number of dog bite victims

The National Health Serviceai??i??s Ai??statistics are that hospital A&E Departments are treating 3800 patients a year who have suffered dog bites, and this figure does not include dog bite victims who attend for treatment at their local doctorsai??i?? medical centres.

The NHS statistics show that in recent years there has been an increase in the number of people attending hospital casualty departments because they have suffered a dog bite injury, and the hospitals in GreaterAi?? London have seen the largest increase in patients.Ai?? Children under 9 years are most likely to require inpatient treatment at hospital, and the next largest age group is teenagers.Ai?? Dog bite wounds can result in scarring, and in best price on cialis 20mg. severe cases can unfortunately be fatal.

There are more than 8 million dogs in the UK and more than 200 different breeds of dog.Ai?? Only 4 breeds of dog are banned in England and Wales under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991: fila Brasileiro, Japanese tosa, pit bull terrier and dogo Argentino.

Canine experts advise that in most cases the reason for a dog being aggressive is the dogai??i??s past experiences, such as how the dog has been brought up, whether it has been properly socialized and given structured training in acceptable behaviour.Ai?? If the dogai??i??s past experiences are abuse and neglect the dog is more likely to suffer anxiety and display fear related aggression towards people.Ai?? On the other hand, responsible doxazosin online, name brand viagra from canada. dog owners are more likely to have taken seriously their dogai??i??s welfare and not neglected the mental well-being of their dog or mistreated their dog.

Pet insurance is now more widely available, providing insurance cover for vetsai??i?? bills, and also third party liability if a dog does cause personal injury through an accident or aggression.