Prevent a child from being bitten by following these guidelines described in an April 2013 edition of The AAP News which is the official news magazine for the American Academy of Pediatrics (Volume 34,Number 4, April 2013). The Article is
Dog bites off man’s nose in Chicago. Man blames owner, not dog.
Make application at www.freshstart.org which is an organization in California providing plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures to children under certain circumstances. An application is on their website and can be submitted online or printed out and mailed or faxed. This
It now appears that victim may have an easier avenue of recovery against a non owner who is caring for the dog at the time of the bite. Even though a person is not the owner of a vicious dog,
Seek treatment immediately. The best thing you can do after a dog bite is to seek medical treatment and follow your doctor’s orders. Notify authorities. If you have been bitten, contact the police or county dog warden so that the