Dogs and Kids - Taking A Lead On Child Protection

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Dog Bites and Child Safety

In 2005, 12 children required treatment for dog bites at the John Hunter Children's Hospital, highlighting a need for children to be taught how to behave safely around dogs.

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Children 0-9 years of age have the highest rates of dog-related injuries, predominantly open wounds to the head.

Partnering with Kidsafe Hunter during Child Protection Week 3

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