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The List: Top cities for dog bites

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Bryan Colletti, a Connecticut Valley District safety specialist, conducts a demonstration with Ian, a Belgian Malinois, during a press conference to kick off this year’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week in Brooklyn, NY.

More than 5,700 Postal Service employees were attacked by dogs in 2018.

To help mark National Dog Bite Prevention Week, here’s a list of the cities with the most dog attacks against employees last year, along with the number of attacks recorded in each location.

1. Houston (75)
2. Los Angeles (60)
3. Philadelphia (51)
4. Cleveland (50)
5. Dallas (49)
6. San Antonio (47)
7. Minneapolis (38)
8. Chicago and Columbus, OH (37 each)
10. Fort Worth, TX (35)
11. Detroit (34)
12. San Diego (33)
13. Charlotte, NC, and Memphis, TN (32 each)
15. Baltimore, Denver and Kansas City, MO (31 each)
18. St. Louis (30)
19. Albuquerque, NM, and Sacramento, CA (29 each)
21. Oakland, CA (28)
22. Seattle (27)
23. Cincinnati, Miami and Phoenix (24 each)
26. Brooklyn, NY, Las Vegas and Portland, OR (22 each)

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