Under the right ... or rather wrong.... situation, any dog can bite. Unfortunately, most people don't realize how serious dog bites can be, and don't know what they can do to prevent them. Often when thinking about dog bites, people think about little nips rather than maiming or death.
Dog bites are serious. This interview is with Kyle Dyer, a Denver television anchor, who was seriously bitten, while working on air. (If you want to see the actual footage of her being bitten, Google Kyle Dyer dog bite. It is an eye opener about how quickly dog bites happen. Warning - it may be disturbing for some.)
Young children are most likely to be bitten in their own home by an own or known dog. To learn more about how to prevent dog bites, check out the Saskatchewan Health/Regina Humane Society online resources: