(Cliff Clavin voice) “It’s a little known fact that dogs and cats may be good companions, but they can break your leg…
(Carla rolls her eyes as Cliff goes on) A new analysis of emergency-room data found that 86,000 people a year wind up in the hospital after tripping over a pet, its bowls, or its toys. Dogs cause nearly eight times more injuries than cats, mainly because they’re bigger and stronger, and can yank people down stairs or into holes when pulling on their leashes during walks…”
See you next fall, Dani H.
Though Cliff Clavin would have said all that, it’s really from the Dec. 24, 2010 issue of The Week magazine.