Dog bite studies ::

A collection of recent retrospective medical studies examining dog bite injuries in level 1 trauma centers, national nonfatal and fatal dog bite injury studies and breed-specific law studies.


October 2016

Special Report:

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Level 1 Trauma Center Dog Bite Studies in All U.S. Geographical Regions Report Pit Bulls Highest Prevalence (2009 to 2016)
A review of 11 retrospective dog bite studies from U.S. level 1 trauma centers. In the majority of them, pit bulls inflicted a higher prevalence and severity of injuries than all other dog breeds.

Level 1 trauma center studies

Government dog bite injury studies

Fatal dog bite injury studies

Breed-specific law studies

  1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have no recent dog bite fatality data by breed. Learn more: Nonprofits Urge CDC to Resume Tracking Richer Data Set for Children and Adults Disfigured, Maimed and Killed by Dogs.