Preventing Dangerous Dog Bites – According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an average of around 4.5 million people suffer injuries during dog attacks in the United States each year. Out of these 4.5 million injuries, about 800,000 leave people in need of medical care and around 20 cause the injured individual fatal trauma. While children and elderly people are the most at risk of suffering serious dog bite injuries, everyone is at risk. It’s important to be familiar with the most effective ways of avoiding being attacked. It’s also vital that dog owners do everything they are able to in order to prevent their dogs from becoming aggressive. Below are a few of the best methods used to prevent a dog bite incident.