Dog Bite Prevention Week is Here!

The 12th to the 19th of June is Dog Bite Prevention week in the UK. This week is an opportunity to get people talking and thinking about dog bite prevention, so don’t forget to use the hashtag #preventdogbites this week, so that people can find what you have to say.

The key word here is ‘prevention’. The current national strategy is to punish the owners of dogs who have bitten. Never has the phrase ‘shutting the door after the horse has bolted’ been more appropriate! It’s likely to be far more effective to look at ways we can stop bites happening in the first place.

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