Research & Policy Think Tank

Preventable Factors in
Dog Bite-Related Fatalities

Reference Study:

Co-occurrence of potentially preventable factors in 256 dog bite-related fatalities in the United States (2000-2009)

In 2013, the “Co-occurrence of potentially preventable factors in 256 dog bite-related fatalities in the United States (2000-2009)” was published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. As the culmination of over a decade of research, it is the most comprehensive and reliable analysis of dog bite-related fatalities, focusing on multiple and verifiable data points. We’ve broken down those findings and their importance in this infographic.