Kids and Dogs

Helping your children live safely around dogs

Kids and Dogs safety around dogs

Most families look forward to the idea of raising their young children with a dog, the idea for most families is that the children and the dogs will grow together buillding a solid relationship. The reality is this is not always the case. Most children enjoy the idea of having a dog or puppy around, but often times dogs are not so comfortable around young children.

There are many factors to consider before making the decision to bring a dog into your home with children.


Here are somethings to consider:

  • Have you considered the age of the children?
  • Have you considered the age of the dog?
  • Have you considered the size of the dog?
  • Have your children ever been around dogs?
  • Has the dog ever been around children?
  • Need some help teaching kids how to appropriately interact with dogs?
  • As a parent do you have time to supervise your children around the dog?
  • Do you have time to supervise your dog around the children?


Choosing the right dog at the right time: 


what is the best breed for your family

  • Not every dog breed is right for children.
  • Not every child is right for a dog.
  • Look closely at the age of your children.
  • Is a puppy or older dog right for your family?
  • Does the dog need weekly grooming?
  • Does any family member have allergies?




Choosing the right breed for your family:


  • What type of breed are you considering?
  • If you have small children, what size of dog would be an ideal?
  • Do you live in an apartment or a single family home?
  • How vocal is the dog you are considering? A barker?
  • How much exercise does the dog need?
  • Does the dog you are considering need daily grooming?
  • Do you have the time to meet all your dogs needs?


Why dogs bite children;  how to prevent it:


Teaching kids how to live safely with dogs


  • Do you know why dogs bite?
  • Do your children understand dogs likes | dislikes?
  • Do your children know appropriate dog interaction?
  • We will teach your kids to safely live with dogs.



Let us help you make the right dog choice for your family.

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Kids and Dogs Dog Trainer Silver Spring | Rockville Maryland



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