Each year approximately 4.7 million people bitten by dogs. Among these, most are children. As a parent, you can reduce intelligent behavior around dogs of this risk by your children. The course will soon go a long way to prevent dog bites in direction and keeping your family (and your dog) to verify. Here are some basics.
leave a young child unsupervised with a dog never. This is true for any dog, even your family dog. Until you are 100% sure that your child is old enough to understand dog behavior and show good judgment, you should monitor any contact.
Never interact with a loose dog. If your child sees a dog in the neighborhood run, they should not approach them. Train your decision if you find the dog to the owner, or contact Animal Control approach.
An eating or sleeping dog is taboo. This is a personal time of the dog. Leave him alone.
If a dog who wants to be alone, let him be. If a dog away from a situation by going into his crate or another room, respecting his place.
No teasing. This is true of the sources toys and treats, and pull tails and ears.
No “roughhousing” with the dog. Let your children to climb, pull, or wrestle with the dog. No Crying in the dog’s face.
right Greet dogs. Always ask When approaching a dog, you do not know, the owner if it’s okay to pet the dog. If the owner says it’s ok, walk the dog in this way to salute:
No direct eye contact
Approach the dog from the side (for the first time can be made up (eye contact be interpreted as an attack) above, as this will be interpreted as dominance)
Let the dog sniff you first approach and not (force yourself on the dog)
If the dog looks are at ease and ready to pet him on the side of his face, body, or back (not the ears or tail)
Recognize signs that dog anxious / is scared and leave him alone:
Licking Lips (when no food is in the vicinity)
Panting (if not overheated )
Walk in slow motion
yawn (if they do not get tired)
Hyper-vigilance / pacemaker
identify body language of the dog. Teach your children at a level they can understand now, and strengthen them as they grow.
10 Teach your child, to “a tree”. If your child feels uncomfortable or threatened by the attention of a dog before, they should have a posture of the head and eyes down, hands on the sides, and quiet, like take a tree. This will prevent a dog from the recording.
Most dogs really love children, and this binding of a formative life of a young person. , By educating and strengthening of respect for your four-legged companion, be sure that the child’s experience is positive, loving and safe
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