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More photos below.

Photos: Ten Dog Breeds With the Most and Fewest Bites in Denver

9News, whose Kyle Dyer was bitten by a dog on the air a couple of years back, has just completed a thorough and wide-ranging report about dog bites in the Denver-metro area. Among the information compiled in conjunction with Rocky Mountain PBS: which breeds have registered the most and the fewest number of biting incidents between 2012 and 2014.

Continue to see two photo-illustrated lists, with the first spotlighting the ten breeds that chalked up the most bites and the second showing those with the fewest recorded incidents. Count them down below -- and to see the complete 9News/Rocky Mountain PBS piece about dog bites, featuring much more information, click here.

See also: Video: Kyle Dyer on Today Show Concedes Mistake Led to Dog Bite

The Ten Breeds That Registered the Most Dog Bites in the Denver Area, 2012-2014:

Number 10: Husky

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 61 Number 9: Australian Cattle Dog

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 62 Number 8: Lab Mix

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 66 Number 7: Rottweiler

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 84 Number 6: American Bulldog

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 86

Continue to continue counting down our lists of the ten dog breeds with the most and fewest dog bites in Denver. The Ten Breeds That Registered the Most Dog Bites in the Denver Area, 2012-2014, Continued:

Number 5: Boxer

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 129 Number 4: Chihuahua

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 136 Number 3: Pit Bull

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 152 Number 2: German Shepherd

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 169 Number 1: Labrador

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 222

Continue to continue counting down our list of the dog breeds with the fewest dog bites in Denver. The Breeds That Registered the Fewest Dog Bites in the Denver Area, 2012-2014:

Affenpinscher

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Anatolian Shepherd

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Australian Kelpie

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Australian Terrier

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Basenji Mix

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1

Continue to continue counting down our list of the dog breeds with the fewest dog bites in Denver. The Breeds That Registered the Fewest Dog Bites in the Denver Area, 2012-2014, Continued:

Bearded Collie

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Belgian Malinois Mix

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Bichon Mix

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Black Mouth Cur

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1 Bloodhound Mix

Number of reported bites, 2012-2014: 1

Other dogs with only one bite listed, 2012-2014: Blue Lacy, Bluetick Hound, Border Terrier, Boykin Spaniel, Brazilian Mastiff, Brittany Spaniel Mix, Brodie Collie, Bull Terrier Mix, Caucasian Ovcharka, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Cockapoo Mix, Cocker Spaniel Mix, Corgi Mix, Dalmatian Mix, English Bull Terrier, English Coonhound, English Shepherd, French Bulldog, French Bulldog Mix, French Mastiff, German Malinois, German Shorthaired Pointer Mix, Heeler, Hound, Irish Terrier, Italian Greyhound, Italian Mastiff, Japanese Chin, King Cavalier, Lakeland Terrier, McNab, Miniature Schnauzer, Miniature American Eskimo, Miniature Australian Shepherd, Old English Shepherd, Papillon Mix, Pekingese Mix, Podengo Poqueno, Polish Sheepdog, Pomeranian Mix, Port Water Dog, Presa Canario, Puggle Mix, Red Heeler, Red Heeler Mix, Retriever, Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix, Schipperke, Springer Spaniel Mix, Taba Dutch Shepherd, Tibetan Mastiff, Tibetan Spaniel, Westy Mix, Whippet, Whippet Mix

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