Eight Ways You Can Help Prevent Dog Bites and Attacks in Your Home

You can help prevent dog bites and attacks in your home by following these steps from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Speak to a professional to learn what breeds of dogs are best for your household;
  • Don’t bring a dog with a history of aggression into your household;
  • If your child is fearful of dogs, wait before bringing it into your home;
  • Be careful when bringing a dog into a household with an infant or toddler;
  • Never leave infants or young children alone with a dog;
  • Teach the dog submissive behaviors;
  • Don’t play aggressive games with your dog;
  • Seek immediate professional help if your dog develops aggressive behaviors.

If you or a family member have been injured by a dog bite or attack, contact Attorney Bob Allison for a  free consultation by calling 978-740-9433 or filling out our free consultation form.