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690 Flatbush Avenue West Hartford, CT  06110-1308

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Staying Safe Around Dogs

 
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Stay Clear of Strange Dogs.

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Do not enter a strange dog’s yard or other fenced-in area.

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Pay attention to “Beware of Dog” signs.

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If a strange dog starts walking toward you, walk away slowly without turning your back to the dog.

bulletIf a strange dog suddenly comes close to you, stand still and do not make any sudden movements.
bulletIf a dog overtakes you while bicycling, get off on the side away from the dog and use the bicycle as a shield between you and the dog.
 
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Avoid Actions That May Provoke A Dog Bite or Attack.

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Do not go near dogs that are fighting.

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Do not try to take food from a dog.

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Do not get between a dog and its food.

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Do not jerk your hands away from a dog.

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Do not hold food in your fingers for a dog.  Let the dog take the food from your palm.

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Do not look a dog right in the eye.

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Do not go near dogs that are tied up.

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Do not tease dogs.

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Do not run away from a dog.

bulletDo not startle a sleeping or resting dog.

 

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Avoid Dogs that Show Signs of Anxiety or Aggression.

bulletSigns of anxiety are:
bulletThe dog holds its tail low or between its legs.
bulletThe dog holds its ears back.
bulletThe dog cowers.
bulletSigns of aggression are:
bulletThe dog growls.
bulletThe hair on the dog's back is standing up.
bulletThe dog's body is stiff.
bulletThe dog stares.
bulletThe dog bares its teeth.

 

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Protect Children from Dog Bites or Attacks.

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Teach children to stay away from strange dogs.

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Teach children to “stand still like a tree” if a strange dog comes near.

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Teach children to roll into a ball and cover their heads to avoid dog bites if attacked.

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Teach children not to run away from a dog.

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Do not let young children play unsupervised with dogs or puppies, even those that you know.

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Do not let children play aggressively, wildly or loudly around dogs or puppies.

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