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Jeffco Health Dept. Update - Man's Best Friend and You: Preventing Dog Bites

Dog bites can cause serious injuries and emotional trauma, but with the right knowledge and precautions, these incidents can be significantly reduced. Since the beginning of the year, Jefferson County has had twelve reported dog bites, and we are on pace to have over forty for the year. With these ten easy tips, the hope is to promote safer interactions with “Man’s Best Friend.” However, even if everything is done correctly, dogs may still bite.

1. Education, Both You and Others: Understanding dog behavior is crucial. Learn to recognize signs of stress or aggression in dogs, such as growling,...


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