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The Family Dog – Do you Understand The Risks In Your Home?

The Family Dog – Do you Understand The Risks In Your Home?

The Family Dog – Do you Understand The Risks In Your Home?

It’s Difficult Sometimes for Family Members Sometimes it is difficult for children to understand that the family dog may not always welcome their attention. It may seem hard to believe, but most bites to children are by the family dog or other dogs known to the...
The Family Dog – Do you Understand The Risks In Your Home?

Be a Dog Detective

Kids be a Detective! Dogs give lots of clues about how they feel if we only know what to look for. You can have lots of fun being a dog detective and looking for clues about how a dog might be feeling. Dogs have feelings and they can be happy, sad, worried, wanting to...
Why Do Dogs Bite?

Why Do Dogs Bite?

There are several possible reasons why a dog may bite a child: The dog is protecting a possession, food or water dish or puppies. The dog is protecting a resting place. The dog is protecting its owner or the owner’s property. The child has done something to...
Why Do Dogs Bite?

 The 3 Most Important Things to Teach Your Kids

 The 3 Most Important Things to Teach Your Kids Dogs Don’t Like Hugs and Kisses – Teach your kids not to hug or kiss a dog on the face.  Hugging the family dog or face-to-face contact are common causes of facial bites.  Instead, teach kids to scratch the dog on the...
Teach Your Family to Speak Dog!

Teach Your Family to Speak Dog!

Learn to Speak Dog and Teach Your Kids   Why You Need to Know About Dog Body Language Dog behavior is complex and the signals that dogs send are often subtle. The following is not intended to be a treatise on dog behavior. It is intended to alert parents to situations...