Girl and her Dog

Dog safety tips for kids

Despite dogs being ’man’s best friend’, they can also pose a safety risk to small children. The University of Waikato has published an article on Dog Safety around young children. We recommend that all parents (even those that don’t own a dog of their own) read this pamphlet so that you can teach your children how to behave around dogs and prevent an injury from occurring.

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For more information see Kids and animals or Parenting .