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Doggone Safe
March 26, 2011

I am a physician, specializing in Post-Traumatic Stress disorder, who was additionally nearly mauled to death by a German Shepard nearly 35 years ago. I happened upon Doggone safe and the support group several years ago, and have remained an active member ever since that time. The organization has not only benefited me, but I have observed over the years of participation the help and healing that it has brought to others who have survived dog attacks. The educational aspects of Doggone Safe additionally provides the members and general public a multitude of ways to keep themselves and children as well as their animals safe from further dog attacks, which for humans, require 5 million ER and operations per year and up to 30 deaths annually, per CDC report (2008).

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As above. I have benefited by helping others with their own problems with their traumas as a result of dog attacks, and learned a great deal in doing so about my own childhood mauling.

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Professional with expertise in this field & I am a physician and a mauling survivor, as well as a dog lover.