Midday Fix: Dog bite prevention and safety tips

Animal Intuitions
392124 Keslinger Road
Geneva
(630) 537-8779
www.aitrainers.com

How to Approach A Dog

Always ask permission first

Never force the dog to meet someone, give the dog the option

Make sure the dog has a way out

Squat down sideways to dog’s level

Do not pet the head, choose the chest or shoulder

If the dog jumps or greets inappropriately, Be A Tree (stand still, no flailing)

Always praise your dog for making good choices, including leaving the situation or person

Good times to leave your dog alone

When they are eating their meals

When they are resting in their bed or crate

When they are eating a snack or chewing on a bone