Friday, January 11, 2013

Dog attacks statistics for 2012, a very good source of information related to cases involving injuries caused by dogs, has published a report on dog attacks causing fatalities in 2012.  Among its findings, it  states that there were 38  fatal dog attacks in 2012 in the US.  61% of the deaths were caused by pit bulls despite the fact that they make up less than 5% of the total U.S. dog population. In the 8-year period from 2005 to 2012, pit bulls and rottweilers accounted for 73%  of the total recorded deaths.   Go here for all the information.

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