American Academy of Pediatrics: What You Should Know About Dog Bite Prevention handout (PDF)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Excellent information, as well as children’s activity sheets.
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts:
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts provides free reconstructive plastic surgery and related medical services to disadvantaged children and young people with physical deformities.
American Family Insurance: Discusses liability, lists statistics and provides information for responsible dog ownership.
State Farm Insurance:
“Don't worry, they won't bite.” Also, request “Fido, friend or foe?” coloring
book through State Farm.
American Kennel Club: learn about breeds, breeders and more. See Future Dog Owners for tips about buying a dog and being a responsible dog owner.
Canada Safety Council: Good quality information for kids and parents. Select: “Why do Dogs Bite?” “Things to Remember with Dogs” and “Owners Responsibility”.
How to Love Your Dog: A Kid’s Guide to Dog Care. Everything from a new dog to losing your dog, and so much in between.
Dog Bite Law: A bounty of information regarding legal aspects of dog bites.
Murphy's Safety Songs: “Murphy’s Safety Songs” is a fun-filled children’s picture book/audio CD that teaches canine care and safety through music. This wonderful book/CD will educate children in a memorable way while simultaneously reminding grown-ups their roles. While ordering on-line or through the mail, mention the code word “Prevent” and receive free shipping, a $4.95 value!
Sue Sternberg: Sue is an expert in dog aggression and an innovator in the field of shelter dog welfare.
Online Dog Bite Victim Support Group: Support for the victim and family of the victim of a dog attack.
Insurance Information Institute: The Insurance Information Institute has excellent information regarding homeowners insurance liability. Learn how to protect yourself - and your assets.
A Terrible Thing Happened (Book)
A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma. 32 Pages.
By Margaret M. Holmes Illustrated by Cary Pillo.
An afterward for parents and other caregivers offers extensive suggestions for helping traumatized children, including a list of other sources that focus on specific events.
Living with Kids and Dogs...Without Losing Your Mind: By Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC Winner of the Humane Society of the United States Compassionate Care Award.
This easy-to-read guide includes, among other things:
• Specific advice for each stage of your child's life
• Tips for choosing the right dog for your family
• Strategies for avoiding common problems
2011 Dog Bite Reports: Information on several reports compiled by the CDC and other sources on dog bites over the past several years.
2011 Dog Bite Statistics: Statistics regarding dog bites within the US.
Endorsement: Various endorsements from individuals who have used or attended our programs.
Safety Tips: Dog safety tips from our activity book.