||PHOTOS OF OUR
OF OUR DOGS
IN DOG SAFETY
is your resource
for dog bite prevention information. This site will continually grow
and offer tips, tricks, links & photos. All of this is done with
the goal of encouraging you to take an active role in dog bite
prevention. Some of the advice comes from us (Ron & Jen Fone) and
our 12 years experience teaching dog bite prevention, using the AKC
Canine Ambassador program & countless other resources to build our
See AKC's Sept 2003 Public Education Newsletter for our Community Achievement Award for presenting Dog Bite Prevention training to all ages (PDF file).
No one is ever too young to learn something about dog safety. A year old child can be taught to properly pet a dog. 2 & 3 year olds easily learn to ask if they can pet a dog & learn the proper way to do so. 4 years old & up can learn the basics:
NEVER pet a stray dog.
ALWAYS ask if you can pet someone else's dog.
NEVER pet a dog who is eating.
NEVER run from a dog.
There are many more Do's & Dont's which you will find throughout this site that can be taught to elementary school aged children. Don't fret. There will be information to be shared with older children, but you will have to learn it and extract what you feel is going to captivate your group.
So, WELCOME. Come in and browse the site. Take what you need & leave the rest.
By the way, having behavioral issues with your dog: crate training, growling around food, challenging your authority, jumping up on people, pulling while walking etc..... Big problems, little problems, we're here to help if we can. Please contact us at: email@example.com
EACH ONE REACH ONE, Sponsored by ARSF
EACH ONE REACH ONE
Help someone out by pledging to spay/neuter
a pet when the owner can't afford it.
This act of kindness will keep many dogs
from being put to sleep. (click on the link above)
PREVENTION, GETTING STARTED
letter of introduction (PDF file)
Letter of Thanks for allowing presentation (PDF file)
Becoming a Canine Ambassador
AKC For Educators & Youth Groups (include lesson plans)
Getting Started in Dog Bite Prevention, Jen's Experience
Dog related clipart
Additional links of interest
|Kids Activity Sheets,
pages (PDF file)
Dog Safety Crossword (PDF file)
Signs of an unhappy dog (PDF file)
Sunday School Lesson, God is our Rescuer (PDF file)
Cost of owning a dog worksheet, lesson plan (PDF file's)
Brownie Lesson for badge (PDF file)
Out of Harms Way- Dog Bite Prevention (PDF file)
If you have ANY problems downloading these files, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will email the requested sheets to you. For some reason I am having problems with Kids Activities Sheets & Out of Harms Way
& Dogs: Safety First
For Kids Sake (a resource for keeping kids safe)
Finding Your Dog a New Home
Akita Club of America
Akitas-4-U (one of the best Akita resources on the web)
Dr. Anderson's: Do's & Don'ts of Dog Safety
Dog Bite Law ( A tremendous wealth of information)
Dog safety is for the dog too
HSUS: Resources for Bite Prevention
HSUS: Avoiding Dog Bites
Learn With Dogs a Resource for Teachers***
Living Safely With Dogs
Canine Aggression Consulting
Why Dogs Bite People (dogbitelaw.com)
Fatal Dog Attacks, resource
Fatal Dog Attacks in the US
*** Probably my favorite site listed.
|Having behavioral issues
with your dog: crate training, growling around food, challenging your
authority, jumping up on people, pulling while walking etc..... Big
problems, little problems, we're here to help if we can. Please contact
us at: email@example.com