How to understand a dogs body language to lower chance of biting

Kay Moore from Rady Children’s Hospital joined Good Morning San Diego with some tips on how to lower your chance of being bitten by a dog

In 2017, doctors at Rady Children’s ER and Urgent Cares treated more than 450 children for dog bites.

• That’s about 2 dog bites a day involving children who are seen at Rady Children’s.
• In light of recent events, I will talk about the importance of SUPERVISION of babies and dogs.
• Dog Bites are usually (80% of the time) from a family dog (all breeds) or dogs we know well. “Dogs don’t bite out of the blue.”
• The importance of Parents and Dog Owners Recognizing Dog Body Language.

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