50% of dog bites involve a dog owned by someone that the victim knows personally, like a family member or close friend. In turn, of the 4.5 million people who suffer from dog bites in the United States each year, over half of the victims are children. With the potential for danger so close to home, it is with great importance that all owners take the necessary precautions to control their dogs and educate their children on pet safety.

Van Sant Law has provided a succinct infographic showcasing what you can do in the event of a dog bite, as well as what you can do to prevent them altogether. For more information on the topic, please see the provided guide.

Infographic courtesy of Van Sant Law, an Atlanta personal injury law firm

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