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The image of your child and dog as inseparable, best friends is a great one that we'd all love to be reality. With the right awareness, our children and pets CAN have the wonderful relationships we hope for. Here are some tips that all families with children and dogs will want to know.
4.7 million people are bitten by a dog each year according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Do your homework.
If you have an older dog, it's not too late.
Neutered dogs may be less likely to bite.
Children are more prone to ingesting the worm eggs and larvae unknowingly.
Ticks can carry diseases, like Lyme disease and Ehrlichia, to which humans are susceptible.
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Dr Paul and the entire staff at AVC are the best! They are true animal lovers and always provide the best of care. Homeward Bound Waggin' entrusts them with any dog or cat needing medical care above and beyond the norm and I wouldn't take my personal dogs to any other full service vet clinic but AVC! You all make a great team!