There has been a significant increase in dog bite cases in Haryana in the last few years which is a serious matter of serious concern. Despite the strict regulations issued by the state government from time to time, the cases of dog bites continue to witness a spurt. In continuation to this, a Labrador breed dog attacked a woman hand a child in Sector 47 of Gurugram on 1 January and injured both of them. However, official information has revealed that on an average around 100 people are being bitten by dogs every day in Haryana, which shows the seriousness of the situation. A report of the Union Health Ministry revealed that as many as 36328 cases of dog bites surfaced in Haryana in 2021 followed by 31113 in the first 11 months of the year 2022. What statistics depict that on an average more than 3000 people are being bitten by dogs every month. In the case of dog bites, the situation is so serious that Haryana has left behind even neighboring Punjab and Himachal. As many as 7658 and 9245 cases of dog bites were reported in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab in 2021 followed by 14009 and 14300 cases in first 11 months of 2022 and in the first eleven month of the year 2022 respectively.

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