Did you know that there are around 1 million dog bites that occur in USA each year?
You will be even more surprised (and worried) when 65%-70% of these dog bites are to young children.
The majority of these incidents (61%) take place at home or at a familiar location. It does sound scary at first, but all of these accidents can be prevented with proper research on the breed of dog which you are getting.
Dogs and humans have always shared a special bond and when there is a child in the family, this bond takes on a new meaning. It is seen in several circumstances how a dog becomes more caring and protective about the baby or the child than the family members.