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A viral video of a cat saving a child from a dog attack has been soaring across the internet.

It’s big news because it’s not typical feline behavior.

What is a common problem however, are dog bites.

Getting bit by a dog can be very dangerous.

We are coming up on National Dog Bite Awareness week. And the CDC says there are nearly 4.5 million dog bites each year in the United States.

There have been 315 dog bites this year in Oklahoma.

Joining NewsChannel 4 and Linda Cavanaugh is David Bernal from Oklahoma City Animal Control.

Bernal has some surprising information to help you avoid becoming a target for an angry dog.