American Veterinary Medical Association:
National Dog Bite Prevention Week Landing Page
Positively Victoria Stilwell:
Born and raised in Wimbledon, England, Victoria Stilwell is one of the world's most recognized and respected dog trainers.
She is best known for her role as the star of Animal Planet's hit TV series It's Me or the Dog, through which she is able to
share her insight and passion for positive reinforcement dog training. She joins Prevent The Bite as a coalition member for
National Dog Bite Prevention Week, along with the American Veterinary Medical Association, U.S. Postal Service, American
Academy of Pediatrics, Insurance Information Institute, State Farm Insurance, American Humane Association and the
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the third week in May.
American Academy of Pediatrics: What You Should Know About Dog Bite Prevention handout (PDF)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons: Excellent information, as well as children’s activity sheets.
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts:
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts provides free reconstructive plastic surgery and related medical services to disadvantaged children and young people with physical deformities.
State Farm Insurance:
“Don't worry, they won't bite.” Also, request “Fido, friend or foe?” coloring
book through State Farm.
American Kennel Club: learn about breeds, breeders and more.
Dog Bite Law: A bounty of information regarding legal aspects of dog bites.
Sue Sternberg: Sue is an expert in dog aggression and an innovator in the field of shelter dog welfare.
Online Dog Bite Victim Support Group: Support for the victim and family of the victim of a dog attack.
Insurance Information Institute: The Insurance Information Institute has excellent information regarding homeowners insurance liability. Learn how to protect yourself - and your assets.
A Terrible Thing Happened (Book)
A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma. 32 Pages.
By Margaret M. Holmes Illustrated by Cary Pillo.
An afterward for parents and other caregivers offers extensive suggestions for helping traumatized children, including a list of other sources that focus on specific events.
Living with Kids and Dogs...Without Losing Your Mind: By Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC Winner of the Humane Society of the United States Compassionate Care Award.
This easy-to-read guide includes, among other things:
• Specific advice for each stage of your child's life
• Tips for choosing the right dog for your family
• Strategies for avoiding common problems
2013 Dog Bite Reports: Information on several reports compiled by the CDC and other sources on dog bites over the past several years.
2013 Dog Bite Statistics: Statistics regarding dog bites within the US.
Endorsement: Various endorsements from individuals who have used or attended our programs.
Safety Tips: Dog safety tips from our activity book.