A qualitative investigation of the perceptions of female dog-bite victims and implications for the prevention of dog bites

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Westgarth, Carri; Watkins, Francine;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research,volume 10,issue 6,pages479-488 (issn: 1558-7878, eissn: 1878-7517)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4659589, doi: 10.1016/j.jveb.2015.07.035
  • Subject: Canine Research | veterinary(all) | risk/determinants | qualitative research | animal bites | dog | public health | risk perception
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Preventing dog bites is an increasingly important public health and political issue with implications for both human and animal health and welfare. Expert opinion is that most bites are preventable. Intervention materials have been designed to educate people on how to a... View more
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