Over 4 million dog bites occur each year. Nearly 20% of the victims needed medical attention. Between 2005 and 2009, 149 dog attacks were fatal. Sadly, more than half of the fatal dog attacks occur to children. According to the dog attack statistics the most dangerous dog breeds are Pit Bulls and Rottweilers. There are different dog bite laws in the different states. More fatal dog attacks occur in Texas than any other state.