Why have a dog?
Dogs and children can be great friends and having a dog can help children
develop kindness, understanding and respect for living things. Pets
can improve a child's social skills with people and caring for a pet can
Because of this many families have dogs. Children will quickly learn to treat
your dog as part of the family but it is important that you teach your child
to stay safe around your dog so that both of them are protected.
This leaflet will help you to learn about dog behaviour so your children
stay safe and your dogs stay happy.