Safety for children


Children and dogs can be the best of friends

Children and dogs can be the best of friends

Children and dogs

Growing up with dogs provides many physical and emotional benefits for children. In order to ensure that children are able to enjoy living with pets, some simple guidelines and care will help keep everyone safe.

The Royal Children’s Hospital Helping Dogs ‘n’ Kids get along website: http://www.rch.org.au/dogsandkids/ You can download a handy poster with guidelines for preventing dog bites and the Dogs and Kids booklet hasĀ  lots of useful advice about living with kids and dogs. It is available in a number of community languages.