GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Dog Aggression Statistics [Latest Report]

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"Approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States every year."

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"Over 47% of all dog-related injuries are due to dog aggression."

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"About 40% of all dog bites are towards children between the ages of 5 to 9."

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"Roughly 25% of aggressive dog incidents can be traced back to fear-related aggression."

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"45% of people who are bitten by dogs have never had any previous interaction with the dog."

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"Chihuahuas are statistically the most aggressive dog breed, followed by Dachshunds and Jack Russell terriers."

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"Approximately 90% of dog bites are from unneutered male dogs."

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"41% of dog-related injuries involve multiple dogs."

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"Dog bite-related injuries cost more than $1 billion per year in medical and liability expenses in the United States."

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"Pit bulls and related breeds account for 71% of fatal dog bite incidents."

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"61% of dog aggression incidents involve the dog owner being present."

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"72% of dog-related fatalities involve children less than 10 years old."

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"75% of fatal dog attacks were by dogs that were kept isolated from regular human interaction."

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"Family dogs are responsible for 61% of dog bite fatalities to children."

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"Leash-aggressive dogs are 62% more likely to have a history of abuse or other adverse experiences."

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"Dogs with aggression problems are 3 times more likely to have been acquired from a pet store or backyard breeder."

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