Each year there are nearly 5 million dog bites that happen each year in America. Over 800,000 require medical attention so this is a serious matter. Often times, the victims are children who are sometimes permanently disfigured for life as the result of an attack by a dog. Each year dog bites cost over $1 billion according to the insurance industry. This infographic not only covers dog bite statistics and the most dangerous breeds, but more importantly covers how to safely meet a dog. While some of these rules are obvious, others may not know all of these helpful tips. These are important safety tips that everyone should know about so please share this with your friends and family. It could end up saving someone!