Medical Treatment for Dog Bites / Animal Attacks

If you or a family member has been bitten by a dog, seek medical attention immediately

If you or a loved one is bitten or attacked by a dog in Colorado – you should take the following steps:

  • Get immediate medical attention at a hospital, urgent care facility or a doctor’s office.
  • Promptly notify your local animal control and your local police department of the dog attack and file written reports.
  • Take as many photographs from many different angles as soon as possible after the dog bite.
  • Contact our office to discuss your legal rights.

Common Types of Injuries from Dog Bites:

  • Rabies
  • Infections
  • Puncture Wounds
  • Lacerations
  • Scratches
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Bone Fractures
  • Nerve Damage
  • Psychological damages including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress syndrome, nightmares, trouble sleeping, embarrassment and humiliation.


Attorney David M. Larson represents clients who have been the victims of dog bites. To discuss your dog bite claim contact him today at 303-799-6895.