National Dog Bite Prevention Week: Know the Facts

Every year, millions of Americans are bitten by dogs. With care and knowledge, most bites can be prevented. All this week the AKC will bring you tips for preventing dog bites and expert advice about canine behavior, responsible dog ownership, and what to do if you are bitten. 

Here are a few dog-bite stats to get us started.

Preventing your dog from biting is just one of the many ways you can be a responsible dog owner.

Victoria Stillwell teamed up with the American Veterinary Medical Assocation to offer these tips.