In April, the United States Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. I am writing to ask our customers to extend their efforts and help make this “National Dog Bite Prevention Year.”
Pet owners’ efforts are critical when you consider the number of Postal Service employees attacked by dogs last year reached 6,755 — more than 200 higher than the year before. Within Logan County there have been dog attacks since the beginning of the year.
My concern is not only for our employees, but with the general population as well. Here are three critical points to remember:
- Written by Steven Dunton, Bellefontaine Postmaster