More recently, people looking for a service animal have started to select pit bulls. However, based on the evidence, pit bulls are generally considered a poor choice for a service animal.

Why Pit Bulls Don’t Make Good Service Animals

Service dogs provide various types of highly valuable assistance to individuals who suffer from all types of disabilities. And, for the most part, service dogs are well-trained, highly-tolerant animals that are dedicated to their human companion. When it comes to selecting a dog breed as a service animal, some breeds are more common than others, …

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The attack occurred in November 2020, when a pit bull injured Khoury’s face, damaging her upper lip and part of her nose.

Pro Skateboarder Shares Results of a Dog Bite Attack

Professional skateboarder and model Brooklyn Khoury recently took to TikTok to show before and after images of her smile after a severe dog bite injury. The attack occurred in November 2020, when a pit bull injured Khoury’s face, damaging her upper lip and part of her nose. Khoury eventually lost her upper lip, which had …

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If you’ve recently been bitten by a dog, chances are that you have a lot of questions.

What to Do After a Dog Bites You in Lake County, IL

Most people are very familiar with dogs and have developed an inherent trust of these animals. And, for the most part, this trust is not misplaced. The vast majority of dogs make great pets and companions and will go their whole lives without inflicting any serious harm. However, that is not the case for all …

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Illinois Man Calls for Harsher Penalty for Dog’s Death in Pit Bull Attack

Residents in the village of Westchester, Illinois, are outraged that two pit bulls who attacked and killed a man’s dog were not put down nearly a month after the incident. Carl Panek, 81, said he was preparing to file a civil lawsuit over the death of his dachshund, Harry. Panek took the 7-year-old rescue dog …

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What types of evidence can help after a dog bite incident?

Being bitten or attacked by a dog can be a terrifying experience that can leave you with serious injuries and large medical bills. Under Illinois law, a dog bite victim is not required to prove the dog owner’s negligence. The victim only needs to show that they were hurt by the dog and that the …

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5 steps to take after a dog bite in Illinois

Being bitten by a dog is likely to be a painful, upsetting experience that can leave you feeling confused about what you should do. Under Illinois law, dog bite victims are allowed to pursue compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite, here are some key steps you …

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New York Mets Pitcher Suffers Dog Bite to Throwing Hand

New York Mets ace pitcher Max Scherzer recently suffered a dog bite injury to his pitching hand. Nonetheless, Scherzer says the injury won’t impact his recovery from an oblique muscle strain. Scherzer has been resting after the oblique injury since May 18. Baseball fans did not expect his return until the end of June. News …

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When Are Homeowners Liable for a Dog Bite?

In states like Illinois, where strict liability applies to most dog bite cases, one of the most common issues that arise in a dog bite lawsuit is whether the defendant was the “owner” of the attacking animal. However, under Illinois dog bite law, the term “owner” is broader than most people realize. Under 510 ILCS …

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Fatal Dog Bite Results in Criminal Charges

While dogs are known as “man’s best friend,” they can also pose a significant threat. About 4.5 million people are attacked or bitten by dogs each year. This amounts to more than 1,000 people receiving emergency medical treatment each day for dog-bite-related injuries. What is more, approximately 28,000 people each year undergo reconstructive surgery as …

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Two dogs attack again after prior bite incidents in Chicago suburb

Two dogs who had previously bitten multiple people in suburban Chicago were euthanized after being accused of a third attack. Police said the latest dog bite incident occurred in Elmwood Park, Illinois. A pit bull and Akita mix bit a man who was walking his dog. The attack came after a dog bite incident in …

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