Protect yourself from dog attacks

According to DogsBite.org, each day, about 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency care for serious dog attack and bite injuries, and more than 14,000 people are hospitalized during the course of a year because of them. I recently read a story in the local newspaper about an elderly couple walking their dog, a big, old golden retriever that they’d rescued, along a popular trail not far from their home. They are well-known to their neighbors for their daily walks. During this regular walk, the couple and their dog were attacked by a pack of eight large dogs. Trying to defend themselves and their dog, the man, woman and their dog were injured i

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