Erratum to: Dog bite injuries to humans and the use of breed-specific legislation: a comparison of bites from legislated and non-legislated dog breeds
© The Author(s). 2017
Received: 3 August 2017
Accepted: 3 August 2017
Published: 15 August 2017
The original article was published in Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:23
Author Páraic S. Ó Súilleabháin was incorrectly included as Páraic S. Ó’Súilleabháin. The correct spelling of the surname is included in the author list of this erratum and updated in the original article.
- 2.Furthermore, number 1 was omitted from Table 6, question “In your experience, do you believe legislated dog breeds can inflict greater injuries or physical damage compared to non-legislated breeds of similar size?”, response “yes”. The corrected table is provided here and has been updated in the original article.Table 6
Sample sizes and incident percentages for dog control officer survey
How is a dog’s breed identified?
Officer visually identifies the breeds
Officer visually identifies the breeds and asks owner
Officer visually identifies, asks owner and checks records
Do not record breed
Do you currently accept surrenders of legislated dog breeds from the public?
Do you allow the rehoming of legislated dog breeds?
No (some breeds)
Do you believe breed specific legislation is effective in reducing dog bites in Ireland
In your experience, do you believe legislated dog breeds can inflict greater injuries or physical damage compared to non-legislated breeds of similar size?
In your experience, are legislated dog breeds more aggressive than non-legislated breeds?
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- Creedon N, Ó Súilleabháin PS. Dog bite injuries to humans and the use of breed-specific legislation: a comparison of bites from legislated and non-legislated dog breeds. Ir Vet J. 2017;70:23. doi:10.1186/s13620-017-0101-1.