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The image of your child and dog as inseparable, best friends is a great one that we'd all love to be reality. With the right awareness, our children and pets CAN have the wonderful relationships we hope for. Here are some tips that all families with children and dogs will want to know.
4.7 million people are bitten by a dog each year according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Do your homework.
If you have an older dog, it's not too late.
Neutered dogs may be less likely to bite.
Children are more prone to ingesting the worm eggs and larvae unknowingly.
Ticks can carry diseases, like Lyme disease and Ehrlichia, to which humans are susceptible.
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The Doctors, Techs and Front Desk staff are always friendly, professional, very knowledgeable and treat my dogs with the utmost care. Their compassion and love of animals always shows forth and I would never take my dogs anyplace else for routine care. I even have the staff cut my dogs nails. I highly recommend Fairfax Veterinary Clinic.