Muzzling the issue isn’t the answer

But here goes anyway.

The number of serious dog attacks is increasing.

A 2012 report to the NSW government showed that in the previous year, the number of reported human victims of dog attacks increased by 16% and the number of reported animal victims increased by 24%.

Monash University’s Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit showed the number of hospital admissions because of dog-related injuries — not just bites — almost doubled from 2000/01 to 2010/11. In South Australia, serious dog attacks