Free Dog Bite Prevention Week Resources

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In honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, Dr. Sophia Yin presents some unique educational resources including an animated PSA and canine body language poster.

Pokey Dog Lags on Leash

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Does your dog lag on leash? Q) I have a three year old male, neutered Shih Tzu named Pocky. My problem is that while other dogs drag their owners on walks, I have to constantly pull on Pocky’s leash so that he will walk with me.

How to Greet a Dog

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It’s essential that people learn how to greet a dog properly if they hope to avoid scaring dogs and avoid being bitten. Inappropriate greetings are a common reason people get bitten.

Preventing Dog Bites

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The CDC reports 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year. One thousand victims per day are seen at hospital emergency rooms. Animal care professionals are at risk.