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Please Don’t Bite The Baby: How to keep your children safe while keeping the dog you love

The dog/child relationship is simultaneously treasured, misunderstood, and sometimes feared, and too often the most dangerous thing we as parents do is assume things will be just fine.

Indy and PorthosWe all want to believe that our dogs will love our babies; however this alone is not enough to keep baby safe and dog at home.

Our job as parents is to help our dogs understand how to behave around our children and help our children learn how to behave around our pets.

To keep our children safe around our dogs we have to never forget that like an unattended child in a swimming pool, disaster can strike in an instant.

Lisa Edwards, CPDT-KA, CDBC, professional dog trainer, mother of a toddler, and owner of three dogs knows too well how hard this can be.

On Tuesday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM at the Patterson Recreation Center, she will offer tips, advice, training suggestions and more to parents who want to keep their children safe around their dogs and keep the dog they love in the family he or she loves.

Lisa is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant who has been training dogs for over fourteen years. She is also the international bestselling author of A Dog Named Boo: The Underdog With A Heart of Gold.

For more information on Lisa Edwards please click here.

To reserve a spot or for more information please call the Patterson Rec Ceneter at 845-878-7200 or email


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