It’s not uncommon for someone to get bitten by a dog at some point in their life. Most dog bites go undocumented because they are fairly minor injuries. The dog bites that get the most press are typically when dogs that are poorly trained and taken care of (and often times abused) cause major injuries to someone.
However, dog bites of any kind can cause lasting effects beyond the cuts and bruises of the attack. Many people experience severe emotional trauma after a serious dog bite or attack. Some of these people are traumatized so badly that they are unable to function the way they used to be able to. [Read more…]