Dog Bite Stats from the American Veterinary Medical Association

Posted on: June 29th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

A May 16, 2012 article on reviewed sobering statistics from the AVMA:  about 4.5 million people are bitten each year in America and 60 percent of dog bite victims are children.  50% of those are bitten by a neighbor’s dog and 30% of dog bite child victims are bitten by a family pet.