Dog rush behavior hazards
1. In the United States, more than 1000000 dogs are killed by motor vehicles every year due to traffic accidents caused by dogs crossing the road, and many dog owners are seriously injured.
2. Over the past 13 years, there has been a staggering 150% increase in the number of older adults and women injured by dog punches.
3. About 4000000 dog bites or attacks are documented each year, 40-50 of these attacks are fatal, and 1/3 of the reported cases involve infants or children.
4. Insurance companies pay up to $530000000 a year for dog bites.
5. Hip fractures are the most common injury associated with dog-walking, followed by wrist and upper arm fractures. The number of injuries nationwide jumped from nearly 1,700 in 2004 to about 4,400 in 2017.