This may seem like a silly question to ask, but have you considered just how safe is your child with a dog when you are not there to watch over them? Statistics show children are very safe when in the company of the family dog, but there are those rare instances when children are bitten, or worse, by an otherwise very friendly family dog. Why do these tragedies happen and how can parents prevent this from happening to their children?
If you were to show me 500 hundred families with children and dogs I firmly believe I could spot the one or two families who might have a dangerous situation on their hands concerning the dog and the children.
Dogs and kids go together like peanut butter and jelly. Think of the great television shows and commercials all of us have seen over the years featuring kids and dogs as the central theme. Why do advertisers and producers base a show or commercials around this child and dog theme? Because they know how much kids and adults love dogs. They also are aware of how much dogs love being around humans.
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