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Harrison County Animal Bite Statistics Since 1998

YEAR

TOTAL Reported Animal Bites

Percentage bitten by STRAYS

Percentage bitten by

WILD ANIMALS

Percentage bitten by

THEIR OWN PET

Percentage bitten by A KNOWN PET, either their own, their parent's, grandparents, a friend's or neighbor's pet, etc.

 

Biting animals that were NOT dogs or cats

 

1998 48 17% 6% 25%   Fox (2), squirrel, rabbit
1999 79 14% 3% 32%   Chipmunk, raccoon
2000 81 15% 0 42%   Hamster, rabbit
2001 76 15% 1% 34%   Rabbit, bat
2002 64 5% 3% 34%   Mouse, raccoon, donkey
2003 80 7.5% 2.5% 50% 67.5% Rabbit, raccoon, horse, chipmunk
2004 58 12% 0 21% 47% None
2005 72 12.5% 3% 21% 39% Opossum, horse
2006 59 10% 2% 27% 37% Hamster (2), human, rabbit, chipmunk, raccoon
2007 68 9% 3% 40% 50% Mole, raccoon
2008 59 15% 0 37% 51% None
2009 70 7% 4% 30% 44% Raccoon, mink, bat
2010 65 9% 4.6% 45% 60% Mouse, opossum, rat
2011 69 10% 0 32% 46% Bat
2012 79 7.5% 0 44% 61% Horse
2013 80 15% 2.5% 40% 51% Bat, squirrel
2014 114 4% 3.5% 33% 63% Raccoon (2), human, bat, chipmunk, hamster
2015 80 5% 5% 41% 58% Mouse, raccoon (2), flying squirrel
2016 63 11% 5% 38% 46% Rabbit, pet rat, skunk, raccoon, bobcat
2017 87 6% 7% 29% 37% Opossum, lamb, rabbit, coyote, groundhog, bat (2)
             
             
             
             

Last revised 01/08/18