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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Preventing Dog Bites to Children (Part 10 of 12)

Preventing Dog Bites to Children (Part 10 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.


9.  Always supervise. Do not leave children and dogs alone unattended, even for a second.  Sadly, the most severe injuries to children occur when they are left alone with dogs.