We’d all like to think we’ve got a great watchdog, but not all dogs will really protect your children from an intruder, much less from other dangers. How about this one from MSNBC? Continue reading How can your dog protect your child?
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
How many times have kids come up to you when you are walking your dog, and asked if they can pet him? You may have no problem with it, but what if your dog does? Would you know whether or not your dog was feeling stressed about it?