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Harry Potter approaching Buckbeak the Hypogryph in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

Kids & dogs & dogs & kids

As much as kids shouldn’t approach strangers there’s one thing I have to say about the kids in my neighbourhood, they know how to approach people with dogs. Many¬†times kids have come up to us when we’ve been walking Fatty and Ratty¬†and they have acted very responsible in how they approach us and how they pat dogs.

I wanted to use this opportunity to give the neighbourhood kids some kudos, and of course have a bit of a chat about the etiquette we should be teaching kids when it comes to strange dogs.

I have to assume if you are on this site then you are likely already pretty experienced with dogs, but the list is here for any laggards or randoms that pop along needing some advice. Continue reading