SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The number of dog bites in the county is rising, and the father of one victim wants people to know ways to prevent such attacks.
This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Rady children's Hospital reported that it treated nearly 300 kids for dog bites last year – 80 percent of those cases involved pets the victim was familiar with.
Alan Laszuk's nine-year-old son was bitten in the face by his family dog. He says parents and kids need to be aware of when the dog is feeling uncomfortable.
"When the dog says no it might be they might not know how to communicate except through their barks and bites sometimes and growls," said Laszuk.
Warning signs to look out for in dogs include rapid lip-licking, worried "half-moon" eyes and a stiffened posture.
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