Dog bites on the rise27th February 2008
Figures show that the number of people being treated for dog bites in hospitals in England has risen sharply.
In the last four years, according to NHS statistics, the number of people attending accident and emergency departments after being bitten by a dog has risen 40% to almost 3,800 a year. In London during that time, the number of patients under the age of 18 treated for dog bites in London more than doubled and in the West Midlands it rose by 80%.
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Title: Dog bites on the rise
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 5794
Date Added: 27th Feb 2008