Getting Started Week 25 - Sad Statistics!
We hope these email tips and online topics are helping you to understand
all canines and making it easier for you to teach your puppy home
manners. There is never a good reason to lose your temper when
teaching your puppy. Just think about your favorite teacher in
school. Didn't you learn better when you felt encouraged and
A study - by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA),
the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Humane Society of the
United States - analyzed dog bite statistics over a 20 year period. Here
are a few results:
Mil dog bites are reported annually (@ 2% of the American population) most never reported to the authorities.
between 1 and 5 years of age bite more than dogs older than 6 years old.
Male dogs bite the most.
CDC documents chained dogs 2.8 times more likely to bite than an
that are NOT spayed or neutered are 3 times more likely to bite.
to 20 people die every year in the US as a result of dog bites with the
majority of victims - by far - being children. Dog bites are the
greatest public health threat in the United States.
pet behavior leads to more death in pets than all health threats
combined. Behavior problems are the leading cause of pet neglect, abuse,
surrender, and euthanasia.
Parenting Tips™ for your puppy.
Don't be a sad statistic - keep going!
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