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Dog bites
Risk of dog bite injury in veterinary practice
  1. Chris Gardner
  1. St Clement Veterinary Clinic, Tregolls Road, Truro TR1 1RN
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I WAS interested in the letter from Navroz Singh and Muhammad Ali Malik (VR, February 8, 2014, vol 174, p 151). As a profession, we do put ourselves in a place of risk of injuries in both small and large animal practice on a daily basis. It is a case of having to manage the risks, and this can be done with experience. The highest risk is due to nervous aggression, and most of the time these dogs can be identified before they …

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