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the DOGS & KIDS course

The essential guide for parents & guardians of dog-and-kid families. Practical strategies to help kids and dogs live together, safely & happily.

Self-Paced Online Course

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2 hours


$ Free

What you are going to learn

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Creating a home environment in which both dogs AND kids are safe, supported, and happy is not always intuitive. This course gives you the important concepts and guidelines you need to manage a happy, peaceful dog-and-kid household.
Throughout this course you will discover how to:

  • Identify common myths and misconceptions about dog bites
  • Understand the most common high-risk scenarios in which dogs show aggression towards children
  • Read your dog's subtle body language and behavioral signals that indicate they are feeling stressed or uncomfortable
  • Implement simple, practice safety rules & management strategies
  • Teach your kids fun, dog-friendly games to play with their canine friends

Emily Levine, DVM, DACVB

Board certified veterinary behaviorist
VP, Veterinary Behavior, Instinct Inc.
Owner, Animal Behavior Clinic of NJ
Co-Owner, Instinct Englewood
Dr. Levine, DACVB, is a board-certified veterinary behaviorist, Vice President, Veterinary Behavior for Instinct Dog Training Inc., owner of Animal Behavior Clinic of NJ, and co-owner of Instinct Englewood. She has authored several papers in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, as well as co-edited international proceedings on behavior research. A mom to a young daughter, Dr. Levine is passionate about helping dogs and kids live safely together; her children's book, Doggy Do's & Don'ts, helps children learn safe behavior around dogs.