Everybody seems to love Halloween -- but dogs may not appreciate all of the little ghosts and ghouls (or their parents) showing up at the door trick-or-treating. Here are some of the most important tips you can use to keep everyone safe this holiday season.
If the first thing you think when you think about "dogs that bite" is "pit bull," you probably aren't alone. Indeed, Ohio State University (OSU) researchers say that your instincts are likely correct -- although not everyone agrees with their conclusions.
Just about the time that the leaves start to turn, and the warm scent of pumpkin spice fills the air everywhere you go, insurance companies report an increase in dog bite claims.
Fans of "pitties" or pit bulls aren't going to like the newest information in a joint Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital study.
Pit bulls and mixed breed dogs are the most likely to cause severe dog bites, according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University's Wexler Medical Center. However, some pit bull rescues claim the study is limited and misleading.
Mail carriers and pet dogs have a long and sordid history -- to the point where "mailman versus dog" has become a pop culture trope. Unfortunately, Cleveland has a particularly bad problem when it comes to interactions between mail carriers and dogs.
In general, people are being subjected to fewer dog bites each year -- likely due to educational efforts directed toward owners and legislation on local levels that help keep pets under control.
A 57-year-old Akron native is struggling to recover from her injuries after a vicious attack by three pit bulls -- but she considers herself fortunate to even be alive.
The citizens of Ohio may be surprised to learn that dog bites are a much more potent threat than they realize. For starters, dog bites affect 4.7 million Americans annually, the majority of whom tend to be children and old people. As a matter of fact, according to the Department of Health, there were more than 14,000 serious dog bites in the state of Ohio alone during the year 2017, and there were 22 fatalities.
If you spend any time at all on forums involving dog lovers, you're bound to encounter discussions about pit bulls. Many dog lovers -- and owners -- say that pit bulls get a bad rap.