Dog bite studies index ::
Many dog bite injury and behavioral reports are available online. We've gathered a core group of the best studies and categorized them below. Some materials may require purchase.
Dog Bite Death and Injury Studies
Peer-reviewed scientific medical studies published in medical journals and other reports examining fatal and nonfatal dog bite injuries authored by doctors and public health experts.
Dog Bite Fatality Studies
Medical studies, reports and papers examining dog bite-related fatalities and statistical trends authored by public health experts, doctors, veterinarians and nonprofit organizations.
Emotional Injury Studies
Peer-reviewed scientific medical studies and articles examining emotional injuries, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, after a dog attack authored by doctors and psychiatrists.
Dog Behavior Studies
Studies, research papers and presentations examining aggressive dog behavior and the behavior of fighting dogs authored by animal behaviorists, veterinarians and animal welfare specialists.
Pit Bull Ownership Studies
Studies and research papers examining the owners of high risk dog breeds and the deviant culture of dogfighting authored by doctors, psychologists, universities and animal welfare specialists.
Dangerous Dog Law Studies
Studies, papers and articles examining breed-specific dangerous dog laws -- their effectiveness, related policies and constitutionality -- authored by doctors, veterinarians and legal experts.
A collection of U.S. historical articles from the turn of the 20th Century to 2006 examining the pit bull problem: severe and fatal pit bull injuries, dogfighting and breed-specific legislation.