Where dog bites cost millions

Snarling dog ((C) Jonathan Kirn/The Image Bank/Getty Images)Today's tip: Dog bites can be a big problem, especially if you don't want a lawsuit on your hands! Click the link to learn what you can do about it.

Next week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and health care specialists, veterinarians and the insurance industry are trying to get out the word about reducing dog bite incidents this year.

In 2011, about 70 million dogs were living in U.S. households, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, down from about 72 million in 2006. That means more than 36% of the population has canine companionship.

The downside to that statistic is the more than 4.7 million reported each year. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 800,000 Americans seek medical attentional annually for dog . Of those injuries, nearly half require emergency room treatment. Dog bite rates are highest among children ages 5 to 9, and related fatalities average 16 a year.

Along with any physical and emotional damage, these incidents have financial costs. The Insurance Information Institute estimates that insurers paid out nearly $ 489 million in dog bite claims last year. Giant insurer State Farm says it dealt with 3,670 dog bite claims in 2012, paying

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    • 2herosofwar
    • May 20, 2013

    0:01 to skip the add

    • 2herosofwar
    • May 20, 2013

    0:19:57 – He just cursed at him in Japanese!

    • 2herosofwar
    • May 20, 2013

    19:57 – He just cursed at him in Japanese!

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    • May 20, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

    of course the black guy gets picked on

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    • May 19, 2013

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    • May 19, 2013

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