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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by Zane Cagle

Safety Tips for Halloween: Pumpkins Decorating Pumpkins:  Have children decorate pumpkins with markers, glitter or paint and leave the carving to the adults Use candles with care. Place candlelit pumpkins on sturdy surfaces, away from curtains and other flammable objects. Never leave candlelit pumpkins unattended. Try lighting pumpkins with flashlights, battery…

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Emergency Plane Landing After Dog Bites Two

Posted on December 8th, 2010 by Zane Cagle

A commercial airline made an emergency landing after a dog on board the plane bit two people, a passenger and a flight attendant. The flight was from Newark, New Jersey to Phoenix, Arizona. Apparently, the owner released the dog from its carrier and it then proceeded to bite the two…

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 17-23

Posted on May 17th, 2010 by Zane Cagle

Dog bites account for over 368,000 emergency room visits per year – that is approximately 1,000 per day. More than 4.7 million people are bitten yearly. Dog bites are the fifth most frequent type of emergency room visits for children. There are 10 good guidelines provided by the CDC. (Health…

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Pit bull attack results in St. Clair County Suit

Posted on April 8th, 2009 by Zane Cagle

Among the string of recent news articles about pit bull attacks and vicious dog bans comes yet another suit involving injuries sustained from a pit bull bite. A St. Clair County woman, Karie Darnell, filed suit last week against an East Carondelet couple claiming severe and permanent injuries to her…

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Attack is Strike Two for Bulldog

Posted on February 23rd, 2009 by Zane Cagle

In 2004, when a young man went over to his friend’s home to watch a movie, he had no idea what was waiting for him. Upon entering the house, the family’s American bulldog attacked him, going straight for his face. The victim’s injuries called for 128 sutures and resulted in…

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