Colleen Lynn – founder and president of dogsbite.org
Every country should help establish a human victim-centred organisation with resources and statistical studies.
This organisation should be independent of influence and funding by dog breeder, veterinarian and animal welfare groups.
We’re a US charity dedicated to reducing serious dog attacks. Every week, a person from the UK writes to DogsBite.org asking if a similar organisation exists in their country.
Thus far, we frustratingly write back: “Not to our knowledge.”
- Based in Austin, Texas the website raises awareness about the potential danger posed by some dogs
- It advocates changes in legislation and regulation to minimise the risk of dog attacks
Viewpoints: What can be done about dangerous dogs?, BBC News, March 28, 2013