Dog bites are a real cause for concern and every year the statistics are alarming. This infographic illustrates the span of this problem, but there are steps we can all take to decrease the risk to ourselves and others. Posts throughout this week aim to raise awareness and educate on dog bite prevention
How should we respond when a dog approaches us when we're walking alone or with our four-legged friend? How do we respect a dog's space? Both answers are critical in helping prevent potentially volatile interactions with dogs.
National Dog Bite Prevention Week starts May 18! Read the following article by Dr. McKinney on Dog Bite Prevention and check back during the week for more information on how to read dog body language.