Animal bites are a common injury. However, there is still some risk that comes with an animal bite, especially from a wild animal. They can cause a wide variety of complications that range from mild to more serious symptoms. When the bite is minor, most of the time it can be treated with first aid. However, if the wound is deep or has torn the skin, you should seek medical care. Make sure to check out the resource below for more tips on handling an animal bite. It has several tips for assessing the severity as well as provides a few treatment options for the bite.
Infographic created by Tracy Tiernan-Attorney at Law, a dog bite lawyer