Politically driven legislation targeting dangerous dogs has had little impact

18 julio 2014

UK legislation that targets ‘dangerous dogs’ has not been shown to reduce dog bites and policies should be based on evidence and risk assessment, suggests a new article. Risk assessment for human violence has proved to be accurate and reliable and the author says this «might be a practical preventative measure to reduce injury from dog bite» along with medical and veterinary professionals «familiarizing themselves with evidence based resources.»