What Should You Do if You Are Bitten by a Dog?

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<p>What Should You Do if You Are Bitten by a Dog? </p> <p>What Should You Do if You Are Bitten by a Dog?</p> <p> Dogs are mans best friend, but every once in a while, something causes a dog to bite a person. Whatever the cause for the dog biting you, you need to know what to do need to prevent further harm. Here is a list of things to do if you are bitten by a dog. </p> <p> Dont Panic Its a scary situation, but make sure to keep your cool. You will need to have your wits about you. Make Sure You Arent in Future Danger Get away from the dog or subdue it somehow. Make sure the dog will not bite you further. Sometimes you may think the dog is not a threat to you and it returns to bite you again. Identify the Dog and Owner, if Possible You will need to be able to provide the owners information if you are to press charges against the owner. Sometimes the owner may not be present. In this case it is important to get a good description of the dog so you might be able to find it again. Tend to Your Wounds Depending on the severity of your wounds, you will need to bandage the wounds and possibly go to the hospital. You do not want the wound to get infected, so in addition to applying pressure, you need to make sure to disinfect the wound.</p> <p> If you follow these steps, you will be able to take care of any problems you may run into in the future because of this dog bite. The fortunate thing is that dog bites can heal, and you will be better overall if you take these steps. For more information on a dog bite attorney in Jacksonville, visit this website www.davidandassociates.com/dog-bites</p>