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LIST: Cincy dogs rank high in USPS dog bites

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Cincinnati dogs have a taste for postal carriers according to a new list.

The Queen City is on the postal service's list of Top 25 cities for dog bites. 

USPS released its list to kick off National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 19-25.

According to the postal service, Cincinnati ranks as number 16. A complete list is below.

Ranking

City/Location

Attacks

1

Los Angeles, CA

83

2

San Diego, CA

68

3

Houston, TX

47

4

Cleveland, OH

44

6

Dallas, TX

41

6

San Antonio, TX

39

7

Phoenix, AZ

36

8

Denver, CO, and Sacramento, CA

35 each

9

Minneapolis, MN, and St. Louis, MO

32 each

10

Louisville, KY

31

11

Chicago, IL, and Philadelphia, PA

30 each

12

Seattle, WA

28

13

Brooklyn, NY, and Portland, OR

27 each

14

Baltimore, MD, and San Francisco, CA

26 each

15

Dayton, OH, and Detroit, MI

25 each

16

Cincinnati, OH; Oakland and San Jose, CA

24 each

17

Ft. Worth, TX

23

18

Buffalo, NY and Miami, FL

22

19

Indianapolis, IN

21

20

El Paso, TX and Memphis, TN

20 each

21

Oklahoma City, OK

19

22

Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Long Beach, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Richmond, VA; and Tacoma, WA

18 each

23

Jamaica, NY; Milwaukee, WI, and Washington, DC

17 each

24

Charlotte, NC, and Orlando, FL

16 each

25

Baton Rouge, LA, and Rochester, NY

15 each

Between 12 and 20 people die from dog attacks annually, according to the CDC.  

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