New Zealand Dog News

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April 26, 2011

Teach a Child, Save a Dog

International Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15-21, 2011

*The School of the Naked Dog supports International Dog Bite Prevention Week by launching their own Doggone Safe “Be a Tree” Event on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 10am to midday at the Foundation of the Blind, 96 Bristol Street, Christchurch.*

During the third week in May, Doggone Safe and The School of the Naked Dog are delivering a solution to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems affecting children: dog bites. Half of all children are bitten by a dog by the time they are 12 years old.

With many media reporting dog bite incidences like that of the incident at the Video Ezy store in Auckland, and the dairy incident in Christchurch, dog trainer Blair Anderson says that empowering the child is the protective measure to reducing the risk of injury to both child, and to the life of the dog.

Doggone Safe, a non-profit organization dedicated to dog bite prevention through education offers free information at its website to help promote safety messages. The School of the Naked Dog ( is promoting and delivering the Doggone Safe “Be a Tree” children’s programme during the annual International Dog Bite Prevention Week in May. MORE>>


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