CEU Event: Building Empathy- How to Teach Children to Interact Safely with Dogs

When: Ongoing
Where: Online

CEUs

CPDT-KA: 1 CBCC-KA: 0
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 1.00 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 0.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00

Description

Because the rate of dog bite injuries to children is somewhat higher than to adults, the actual risk often becomes exaggerated in peoples’ minds. This presentation will examine what is known about the risk of injury from dog bites and the kinds of interactions between dogs and children thought to be common to bite incidents. Ways to frame messages about safe interactions with dogs to emphasize empathy building rather than fear will be presented. This includes situations that are likely to make dogs feel the need to defend themselves and the “please don’t make me bite you,” signals that can result. Webinar Objectives Understand the actual risk of dog bite injuries to children Be able to explain non-threatening behavior toward dogs in a way that builds empathy in children

Sponsor:Pet Professional Guild
Speaker(s):**Janis Bradley

Contact: Rebekah King
 Email: membership@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 413-648-7246
 Web: http://petprofessionalguild.com/event-2105866