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Dog Bite Resources

If you or a family member has suffered a dog bite injury, it is important to gather as much information as you can regarding your options. Hopefully, you find our site a good place to start. We have gathered dog bite resources to help that process.

Jugpal S. Arneja, MD, FRCSC, Kara Pappas, B.S., William Huettner, M.D., Arlene A. Rozzelle, M.D., Gurbalbir Singh, M.D., FRCSC. A ten-year, two-institution review of pediatric dog attacks: Advocating for a nationwide prohibition of dangerous dogs. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2008 Annual Meeting Abstracts. 

Bini, John K. MD; Cohn, Stephen M. MD; Acosta, Shirley M. RN, BSN; McFarland, Marilyn J. RN, MS; Muir, Mark T. MD; Michalek, Joel E. PhD; for the TRISAT Clinical Trials Group. Mortality, Mauling, and Maiming by Vicious Dogs. Annals of Surgery. April 2011 - Volume 253 - Issue 4 - p 791–797. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318211cd68

Tisovec RW, Kakaiya R. Dog bites: hidden danger of fulminant sepsis. J Am Board Fam Pract 1998;11:154-7. 

David R. Haburchak, Rabies Reconsidered: Is the Increasing Zoonotic Reservoir a New Public Threat? [Infect Med 14(12):943, 947-953, 1997. 

Blackman JR. Animal bites. In: Rakel RE, Pedersen D, editor. Saunders Manual of Medical Practice. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1996.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jul;34(7):1271-80. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2360-7. Epub 2015 Apr 1.Capnocytophaga canimorsus: an emerging cause of sepsis, meningitis, and post-splenectomy infection after dog bites.

Garcia VF. Animal bites and Pasteurella infections. Pediatr Rev 1997;18:127-30.

Butler T, Weaver RE, Ramani TK, Uyeda CT, Bobo RA, Ryu JS, et al. Unidentified gram-negative rod infection. A new disease of man. Ann Intern Med 1977;86:1-5.

Vanhonsebrouck AY, Gordts B, Wauters G, Van Landuyt HW. Fatal septicemia with Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a compromised host. A case report with review of the literature. Acta Clin Belg 1991;46:364-70.

Pers C, Gahrn-Hansen B, Frederiksen W. Capnocytophaga canimorsus septicemia in Denmark, 1982-1995: review of 39  cases. Clin Infect Dis 1996;23: 71-5.

Linton DM, Potgieter DP, Roditi D, Phillips A, Adams BK, Hayhurst M, et al. Fatal Capnocytophaga canimorsus (DF-2) septicaemia. A case report. S Afr Med J 1994;84:857-60.

Kelleher AT, Gordon SM. Management of bite wounds and infection in primary care. Cleve Clin J Med 1997;64:137-41.

Wiley JF 2nd. Mammalian bites. Review of evaluation and management. Clin Pediatr Phila 1990; 29:283-7.

Morgan JP 3rd, Haug RH, Murphy MT. Management of facial dog bite injuries. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 1995;53:435-41.

Meuli M, Glarner H. Delayed cerebral infarction after dog bites: case report. J Trauma 1994;37:848-9.

Wiggins ME, Akelman E, Weiss AP. The management of dog bites and dog bite infections to the hand. Orthopedics 1994;17:617-23.