Attitudes of caregivers to supervision of child–family dog interactions in children up to 6 years—An exploratory study

@inproceedings{Arhant2016AttitudesOC,
  title={Attitudes of caregivers to supervision of child–family dog interactions in children up to 6 years—An exploratory study},
  author={Christine Arhant and Ricarda Landenberger and Andrea Martina Beetz and Joseph Troxler},
  year={2016}
}
Abstract Dog bites suffered by young children are often inflicted by the family dog and preceded by an interaction. As poor supervision of child-dog interactions may be a key cause of these incidents, we set out to investigate dog owners' attitudes to supervision of everyday interactions of their children with the family dog and whether interactions with family dogs were judged differently than those with unfamiliar dogs. An online survey was conducted over a 4-month period. To take part… CONTINUE READING