First Aid: Animal bites
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Domestic pets cause most animal bites. Dogs are more likely to bite than cats. Cat bites, however, are more likely to cause infection...
WebMD explains dog bites, including how to avoid them and what to do if you are
bitten by a dog.
Nov 2, 2015 ... Information about dog bite treatment, prevention, and when to seek medical care
if you or someone you care about is bitten by a dog.
How to treat dog bites in humans. ... Dog bites can happen for a lot of reasons,
from a puppy in the teething stage nipping you to an attack by a strange dog on ...
Responding to a dog bite
should always start with the safety of all involved, including the victim, the rescuer, and if possible, the dog
Avoid using a tourniquet unless there is severe bleeding that cannot be controlled any other way.
If the edges of a laceration ar... More »
How to Treat a Dog Bite. Animal bites are a frequent occurrence with anywhere
from two to five million occurring annually in the Unites States. Children are ...
Most dog bites are minor and simple to treat but what should you do for a severe
dog bite? Like most types of animal bites - including those from humans - dog ...
If the bite barely breaks the skin and there's no danger of rabies, treat it as a
minor wound. ... If the bite was caused by a cat or a dog, try to confirm that its
Jan 26, 2015 ... In 2012, there were approximately 70 million pet dogs and 74 million pet ... of the
bite event is of major importance, including home treatment of ...
Jun 1, 2012 ... By Dr. Sophia Yin. Download the Canine Bite Levels Poster. As the 75-pound
male shepherd mix squatted to urinate on the floor just 10 ...