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Dog Owners Safety Guide

There has been an increase in the number of injuries because of dog bites and attacks. An attack by a dog can be a terrifying experience for the person who has suffered the injury. These injuries can be very severe and can lead to in extreme attacks death, especially if the attack involves a child. Attacks by the dogs leave psychological and physical scars on the injured that can take a lot of time to heal and leave extensive scaring. If a dog has attacked you in a public place without any fault of your own, then you can get the compensation for the attack. You can also get compensation if the attack was to take place in someone else’s or your own home.

The injury can be compensated for and the compensation amount depends on the intensity of the injury. Before the claim, it is necessary for you to get the details for backing up the claim. You can begin by identifying the owner of the dog and reporting the accident to the police. Contact details of the dog’s owner and if possible, pictures of the injury can be taken for supporting your case. You can also enquire if someone else has been attacked by the same dog in the past, which can really make the case stronger. The compensation can be received only if the dog has been made to attack on you deliberately by the dog owner or when the safeguarding the public measures are not taken by the owner even after knowing the dog is dangerous. You can get in touch with the personal injury lawyer for a smooth claim process.

If you are the one who own the dog and want to avoid paying heavy compensation then dog owners safety guide can help you in the best possible way. You can begin by becoming a responsible owner of your dog. Do not break the leash laws at public places. You can license the dog and also provide constant vet care. You should train your dog’s behaviour. Aggressive games should be avoided with the dogs as it can hamper the dog’s behaviour in the public too. Proper techniques can be used to train the dogs; also a dog trainer can be hired for the same. By following simple techniques to train your dog can make him totally harmless at a public place and can avoid the pain of giving the compensation. Dog owners safety guide can help you control your dog’s behaviour in public places too.

Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough