Child Safety Around Dogs

Did you know 77% of dog bites to children are from the family dog or a friend’s dog? Check out these resources to help keep your children safe. The Family Dog - Are Your Kids and Dogs Safe

 If you have a male dog and want to reduce the chances of a bite or attack it is recommend to neuter your dog. Intact male dogs are responsible for 75% of reported dog bite incidents, and are also 80% of dogs presented to veterinary behaviorists for dominance aggression. Check out our Pet Resources Page for local veterinarians and and low cost spay/neuter options.

Chaining or tethering a dog as a primary method of containment increases the chances of a dog biting. Learn more about housing and confinement alternatives.