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Some Keys To Preventing Dog Bites

Banning dangerous breeds will not prevent dog bites. Photo Credit: Juanedc

Banning “dangerous” breeds will not prevent dog bites. Photo Credit: Juanedc

 

I learned two valuable lessons about dogs at a young age. The first is that there are some people on this Earth that actually don’t like dogs. In fact, some people are even scared of them. This was shocking news to 9-year-old me. My new friend Trisha came over to my house after school to play. When she rounded the corner to the kitchen, she shrieked at the sight of Tonka, my family’s German shepherd. I couldn’t understand why; Tonka was the nicest dog. She ran for the dining room; Tonka ran after her. She motioned to kick him, and he bit her foot. Second valuable lesson learned: any dog can bite, even my gentle-hearted Tonka. Continue reading

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