Dog bite studies index ::
A selection of dog bite medical studies examining fatal and nonfatal dog bite injuries, organized by study type, and studies relating to the ownership and regulation of dangerous dog breeds.
Nonfatal Dog Bite Injury Studies
Peer-reviewed retrospective medical studies published in scientific journals examining severe and nonfatal dog bite injuries at Level 1 trauma centers in all US geographical regions.
Fatal Dog Bite Injury Studies
Medical studies and reports examining fatal dog bite injuries and dog bite fatality statistics authored by doctors, public health experts, veterinarians and nonprofit organizations.
Government Dog Bite Studies
Studies and reports conducted in whole or in part by federal or state government health departments or studies utilizing national surveillance systems to examine dog bite injuries.
Meta-Analysis Dog Bite Studies
A collection of dog bite injury meta-analysis studies. Systematic reviews of published peer-reviewed literature regarding serious dog bite injuries when breed data is present.
Case Report Dog Bite Studies
Case reports, case series reports, medical literature reviews and presentations examining severe and fatal dog bite injuries, authored by doctors, plastic surgeons, forensic pathologists, and more.
Psychological Trauma Dog Bite Studies
Peer-reviewed scientific medical studies and papers examining psychological trauma and emotional injuries, including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, caused by a dog bite or attack.
Breed-Specific Legislation Studies
Studies, papers and articles examining breed-specific dangerous dog laws -- their effectiveness, related policies and constitutionality -- authored by doctors, veterinarians and legal experts.
Dog Aggression Behavior Studies
Studies, papers and surveys examining dog aggression, fighting breed aggression and shelter dog behavior tests authored by animal behaviorists, veterinarians and animal welfare specialists.
Vicious Dog Ownership Studies
Studies and research papers examining the owners of high risk dog breeds and the deviant culture of dogfighting authored by doctors, psychologists, legal and animal welfare specialists.
Police K-9 Dog Bite Studies
Peer-reviewed scientific medical studies published in medical journals examining police K-9 dog bite injuries, as well as research related to police K-9 dog bites and use of force protocols.
Animal Shelter Investigations
County and civil grand jury audits and reports of animal service departments, as well as news investigations exposing taxpayer-funded shelters that hide the bite history of dogs up for adoption.
Service and Support Dog Studies
Peer-reviewed studies and news reports examining Psychiatric Service Dogs in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the laws and ethics related to Emotional Support Animals.
Historical Pit Bull Articles
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.