Dogs are best friends to many. A record number of families have brought dogs home since the beginning of the pandemic. While the increase in companionship is priceless, dog bites and related injuries have also increased. Here are some ways to help prevent being injured by a dog.
Approaching and petting dogs:
Warning signs a dog may be anxious or afraid:
How to help prevent your dog from biting:
Dogs communicate when they are happy and when they are unsure or afraid. Keep these tips in mind next time you encounter a dog to help keep everyone safe.