February 5, 2023

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Dog breeds with most bites reported in Denver

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The data show the dog breed accounts for more reported bites this year than any other breed, but it doesn’t account for the popularity of the dog.

DENVER — In the first full year after Denver voters removed the city’s ban on pit bulls, the breed accounted for one in every six dog bites reported to Denver Animal Protection, data from the city showed.

In 2021, 116 people reported a pit bull bite, compared to 65 in 2020 and 38 in 2019. 

So far in 2022, 95 people have reported pit bull bites, representing nearly a quarter of the 424 total bites reported.

The data include three pit bull breeds: American pit bull terrier,…

2022-08-01 09:29:33

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