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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Preventing Dog Bites to Children (Part 6 of 12)

Preventing Dog Bites to Children (Part 6 of 12)

Every year, over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs. Sadly, bites often happen to children.  While many dogs avoid aggressive behavior and pose low risks for biting, it is important to remember that any dog, regardless of age, breed or history, has the ability and the potential to bite.  Fortunately, dog bites can be both prevented and avoided.  Here are some tips to help your children stay safe around man’s best friend.


5.  If you have, or are planning to get a dog, seek the advice of a professional dog trainer.  They can teach the entire family how to read a dog's body language, and understand canine behavior.