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Are pit bulls a more dangerous breed?

Pit bulls are notorious for their aggressive behavior, which some claim makes them unsuitable as pets. But how accurate is this view, and are pit bulls more likely to lash out at humans and other animals than other breeds of dog? The following information sheds some light on this controversial topic.

What should I do if I get bitten by a dog?

Being attacked by a dog is a scary experience. Every year, there are dog bite victims in Connecticut. Some may suffer minor injuries, and others may experience severe injuries that have a lifelong effect on them. Regardless of the severity of the injury, when a dog bites you, it is essential to seek the proper medical care to prevent the bite from becoming a serious health issue.

Determining who is liable in a dog attack

Because dogs are often kept as pets, they can be a part of many people's lives, even if that person isn't a dog owner themselves. Unfortunately, the high number of dogs means that dog-related attacks can happen anywhere, at any time. Here are a few important things to know about dog bite injuries.

3-year-old attacked by family member's pit bull

Pit bulls are notoriously dangerous breeds and continue to raise concerns among policymakers, dog owners, parents and others who are exposed. A 3-year-old girl in New York was severely bitten in the face by her relative's pit bull last week. The girl suffered very severe injuries, including lacerations and other facial damage. The dog has been taken into custody by animal control.

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