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National Dog Bite Prevention Week: May 17-23

Dog Bite Prevention Videos We hope that you find the following videos informative and helpful.  The first two were produced by a DOC member and are provided to you courtesy of Dogs On Call, Inc.  The third is a fabulous video courtesy of The Family Dog – Stop the 77 Campaign (named because 77% of dog …

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week: May 17 – 23

Child and Dog Safety Dog bites are a public health issue and we want to help you and your children stay safe with dogs.  Data reported from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state there are 4.7 million dog bites annually.  Most of them involve young children. Noted veterinarian and animal behavior scientist, Dr. Ian Dunbar, …

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week: May 17 – 23

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Who Here Likes Dogs?  WE DO! WE DO!  The voices are heard and the hands shoot up! This is the opening of the Dog Bite Prevention Programs presented by Dogs On Call. The program is adjusted according to the age of the audience, but key topics covered include recognizing dog body language; staying away from …

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Pet Profile: Jeff, Mary, Bella, and Sully

Mary and Jeff live in Deerfield with Sully, a five-year-old Chinese Crested Powder Puff, and Bella, a six-year-old English Bulldog crossed with an Olde English Bulldogge. They share their home with six other dogs, two rabbits, one rat, one hedgehog, two parakeets, four hens, one rooster, two goats, and “an assortment of reptiles.” Jeff, Mary, Bella, …

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Pet Partner Profile: Barbara and Murray

Barbara discovered her Pet Partner, Murray, a seven-year-old Black Lab/Hound mix, at the Dane County Humane Society in 2009. Murray and Barbara have a busy schedule, visiting at UW Hospital, UW dorms and libraries, and MTILP, a day center for physically and cognitively disabled adults.

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