New information from the U.S. Postal Service shows nearly 6,000 letter carriers were attacked by dogs in 2020.
- Houston topped the list of cities with the most dog attacks followed by Chicago, Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Denver.
- As for overall dog attacks by state: California had the highest number with 782.
In a statement, the U.S. Postal Service said, "From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the general public."
- Has your dog ever had a run-in with a postal worker?
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