You are here

Dog bites and attacks - zoonoses fact sheet

Dog bites and attacks - zoonoses fact sheet
Learn about dog bites and attacks in remote communities

Whilst dog bites are not are infectious diseases transmitted from animals to humans, they are a serious risk to human health. Dog attacks and dog bites are common in remote communities, although as with most injuries, data on risk factors, incidence and severity are limited. It is important to recognize that dogs have physical and spiritual guarding roles in many communities, helping people to feel safe. However, overcrowded and unmanaged dogs can be dangerous.

Dog bites and attacks - zoonoses fact sheet

Join AMRRIC

When you join AMRRIC, you’re joining a committed group of people working to improve the health and welfare of animals and people in Indigenous communities across Australia.

Sign Up Now

2014 AMRRIC Conference

Thank you to our 2014 Conference Partner

IFAW Logo.

Contact us

Email: info@amrric.org

Phone: 08 8948 1768
Fax: 08 8985 3454

Mail address
P.O. Box 1464
Nightcliff NT 0814
Australia