Teaching Kids about Staying Calm Around Strange Dogs

Staying calm when we are frightened or stressed can be a challenge for anyone, let alone a small child. It’s easy to allow a frightening situation to feel overwhelming. The main goal of the SAFE Dog Bite Prevention Program is to help keep children from panicking, running, or screaming around a dog they don’t know. […]

National Dog Bite Prevention Week Infographic

Help your child stay SAFE around dogs by learning the SAFE game. The SAFE game teaches four simple body language cues that keep children quiet and calm during an interaction with a dog they don’t know. These cues are also signals to the dog that the child is not a threat. The goal of the […]

Royal Barks in on Getting a Dog for Your Children

Royal here. I’m an 8 year old Australian Shepherd and I have a lot to say on the subject of dogs. Jenn brought up some great points in her blog “Should I Get a Dog For My Children?” Let’s think about this from the puppy or dog’s perspective.  It is very exciting and stressful for […]

Dog Bites by The Numbers Infographic from the AVMA

Dog bites are a serious issue. The American Veterinary Medical Association put together this great infographic with the staggering statistics on dog bites, related to both adults and children. Get the facts.