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Man taken for medical care after suffering serious animal bites

One's daily routine often comes with a feeling of security that the day's events will unfold without any unsettling surprises. Unfortunately, even the most mundane day can become a terrifying ordeal in the aftermath of becoming a victim of a dog attack. Recently, one Connecticut man suffered serious injuries from animal bites as he went about his normal routine.

Connecticut town takes firmer stance to help prevent animal bites

In today's pet obsessed culture, one of the draws in many communities is the presence of dog parks and other areas where pets are permitted. Unfortunately, these types of environments often come with a high risk for visitors or their pets to become victims of unprovoked animal bites. In response to increased incidents, one Connecticut town announced it was taking a tougher stance in order to prevent these and other issues.

Connecticut town residents want harsher penalty for animal bites

The vast majority of dog owners take care to ensure that their pets behave properly. In the event that a dog escapes its property, an innocent bystander could suffer serious physical injuries from animal bites. Even though Connecticut already has strict liability laws regarding unprovoked attacks, residents in one town want new measures in place.

Connecticut woman suffers serious hand wound from animal bites

One of the few places that provide a sense of security and safety is the confines of one's home and surrounding property. When that sense of sanctuary is defiled by unexpected violence, then the emotional aftermath can leave lasting scars. Recently, one Connecticut woman and her pet were the victims of serious animal bites from a trespassing dog.

Child suffers serious animal bites in dog attack

Social media platforms carry an infinite number of videos that feature animals and children interacting in a variety of settings. Though house pets are expected to behave in a certain manner with youngsters, the fact remains that any pet is capable of inflicting serious animal bites. Recently, one Connecticut neighborhood was shocked by an attack on a child.

Woman suffers injury due to animal bites from loose dog

Just as parents are held accountable for ensuring that their children receive all of the medical care they require for good health, pet owners are likewise required to make sure that their pets are immunized and licensed. When a pet attacks an innocent person, the resulting animal bites may carry more risks than the physical wounds. One Connecticut woman recently faced not only the bite wounds but was also advised to receive rabies shots.

Breed bans are intended to prevent serious animal bites

On any given day, the news media may feature a story concerning a serious attack caused by a family pet. In spite of the number of states that have responded by enacting breed specific laws (BSL), the risks of becoming a victim of animal bites have not dropped appreciably. Unfortunately, as many Connecticut residents know all too well, any pet with teeth can bite.

Woman ordered to pay victim for serious animal bites

One of the greatest responsibilities a pet owner faces is ensuring that his or her pet does not cause harm to innocent victims. While most state that their dogs do not pose a threat, any animal is capable of inflicting serious animal bites under the wrong circumstances. Recently, a Connecticut judge ordered a pet owner to pay a victim for the harm she suffered in an attack.

Woman handed jail time for her dogs' attack in 2014

Many people devote much time and attention to their four-legged companions. However, no matter how much they are doted on, these pets are still capable of inflicting grievous injuries. There have been several recent accounts of Connecticut victims suffering serious animal bites when dogs were able to escape from their homes or owners.

Sometimes families wait for justice after motorcycle accidents

It happens at times that an investigation into a fatal wreck takes Connecticut officials several weeks to complete. When families are awaiting news as to what may have led to a the loss of a loved one, the wait may feel like justice delayed. However, in the case of many motorcycle accidents, it can take considerable time to conduct interviews and examine all of the evidence.