Thursdays featured re-blog/ guest writer(yea I know its only Wednesday afternoon but whatever) comes from Michigan Dog Trainer. I have been following this blog and I truely appreicate the vast knowledge and information of this blog. This post ” 12 Tips for Dog Bite Prevention” is something near and dear to my heart. This post is excellent, and is one every owner should read.
The Murphy Report


dog aggression, dog bite“Every year, more than 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs, with more than half of all victims younger than age 14,” according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.   Many children are bitten in the face when they try to pull the dog’s face to their face to kiss them. The dog instinctively pulls back as an opposition reflex or bites the face to make the child go away.  Other bite situations may occur when the dog attempts to obtain or retain a resource such as food or a toy or when the the dog feels threatened.  Below are some dog bite prevention tips.

  1. Select a puppy or dog that will be a good match for your family, especially for your children. Learn about breed characteristics including it’s normal activity level.
  2. If selecting a puppy from a reputable breeder, visit the pup’s parents and learn about their health and…

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