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Dog Bite Prevention Program

At its annual convention in New Orleans this month, the American Veterinary Medical Association announced a new program aimed at reducing dog bites among children aged 3 – 6.  Children younger than three should never be left alone with any dog, the group is quick to point out. 

According to Dr. Ilana Reisner of the University of Pennsylvania, dog bites happen when people don’t understand dog behavior.  “Children are more likely to get bitten by dogs because of the way they interact with dogs.”  Continue reading Dog Bite Prevention Program