How to Avoid a Dog Bite

How to Avoid a Dog Bite



What are the causes of dog biting ? Learn the signs of a dog ready to bite and how to avoid a bite. Know reasons dogs bite and how to avoid high-risk situations for a dog bite.

Avoiding the Biting Situation

Never approach unfamiliar dogs. Call your local animal control or police to handle the situation.

Do not disturb eating, sleeping or nursing dogs.

Adult supervision at all times for children around dogs.

Running, jumping and screaming excites dogs.

Avoid direct eye contact, turn to the side and stand still when approached by a dog.

Let a dog come to you to sniff before touching.

Do not pet a dog from...