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ANY DOG CAN BITE

  • By Admin
  • 30 Aug 2016

Despite the fact that dog is the most loved animal. On the contrary Dog bites or dog attacks on humans. Significantly dog bite affect ten million people globally every year.Dog Bite causes rabies. Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals.

Symptoms includes

1) fever

2) Tingling at the site of exposure

3) violent movements

4) uncontrolled excitement

5) Fear of water

6) Inability to move parts of the body

7) Confusion and loss of consciousness.

The result is nearly always death. Impact on Health A person bitten by an animal potentially carrying parvovirus or rabies virus. The patient should seek immediate medical care. An animal bite may also cause serious bacterial infections which can become life-threatening if untreated.

Following preventive measures can help to reduce the risk of contracting rabies

1) Vaccinating dogs, cats, and ferrets against rabies

2) Keeping pets under supervision

3) Not handling wild animals or strays

Preventive measures to be taken after Dog Bite

1) Clean the affected area with fresh water for 10 - 15 minutes.

2) Do not apply any cream

3) Rush to doctor