Dog bites can range from minor wounds that heal swiftly to disfiguring injuries that can require a number of surgeries. Unfortunately, when children are bitten by dogs the injuries are often serious. If your child is bitten by a dog, take the following steps: Get Prompt Medical Care If the dog bite breaks the surface of your child's skin, it is important to see a doctor for medical care. There is a ton of bacteria in a dog's mouth, so a dog bite that is not treated properly can easily get infected.
21 January 2015