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Dog Bites and the Basics

Dog bites can certainly prove upsetting for owners, but can become life-threatening for the victims themselves. Like most states, Washington enforces its own dog bite laws that aim to protect all residents in communities; however, such frightening incidents do happen. What can victims of dog bites expect in these tricky situations, and what are the repercussions for owners? 

Dangerous dog law to be considered

Views about what may be identified as a dangerous dog breed span quite a gamut among people in Washington State and the rest of the country. Certainly dogs are a popular type of family pet but some breeds have become the center of some debates as to their safety over the years. Pit bulls are one of those breeds who have found their way into many headlines after attacks on people young and old.