When Dogs Bite: Researcher Hopes Software Teaches Kids to Respect Animals

Dog trainers hear it all the time from shaken parents whose children have been bit by the family pet: the dog just snapped. A group of researchers who say that's almost never the case are now testing software aimed at teaching young children how to behave around animals in hopes of cutting down on the number of dog bites and maulings. "This is not a small problem," said David Schwebel, professor and vice chairman of the psychology department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. And...Full Story
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