Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Dogs ‘n’ Kids Information Resource Kit

A resource kit for health professionals promoting dog bite prevention and 
socially responsible dog ownership - 3rd edition

Dogs ‘n’ Kids began in 1997 as one of the first initiatives in Australia to specifically address injuries to small children from dogs. 

It was developed by The Safety Centre at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in conjunction with other child safety units, the Children’s Injury Prevention Working Party, local government authorities and maternal and child health services with information and funding from Petcare Information and Advisory Service (PIAS).

Now in its 3rd edition, dogs ‘n’ kids has twice been extensively reviewed in 2001 and 2009 with the assistance of child injury, safety and dog behaviour experts. 

The Dogs ‘n’ Kids Information Resource Kit is part of an overall strategy to empower health professionals, parents and children with information to reduce the incidence and severity of dog bites to children and to manage safe, close and enjoyable interactions between children and pet dogs.

Download this free resource here...

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