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Use of a number-needed-to-ban calculation to illustrate limitations of breed-specific legislation in decreasing the risk of dog bite–related injury

Gary J. Patronek VMD, PhD1, Margaret Slater DVM, PhD2, and Amy Marder VMD3
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  • 1 Center for Shelter Dogs, Animal Rescue League of Boston. 10 Chandler St, Boston, MA 02116.
  • | 2 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1717 S Philo Rd, Ste 36, Urbana, IL 61802.
  • | 3 Center for Shelter Dogs, Animal Rescue League of Boston. 10 Chandler St, Boston, MA 02116.

Contributor Notes

Address correspondence to Dr. Patronek (gpatronek@arlboston.org).