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  • Dogs and Preventing Dog Bites for Kids


    Are you a little afraid of dogs? Some kids are, so find out how you can make friends with dogs and avoid dog bites.

  • Preventing Dog Bites for Parents


    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.

  • Staying Safe Around Animals for Kids


    Do you love animals? Lots of kids do. Find out how to stay safe around them in this article for kids.

  • Staying Safe for Kids


    Staying safe means you can have more fun! Learn how to play it safe at home, outdoors, and on the road during any season of the year.

  • Playing It Safe Around the House for Kids


    Accidents happen around the house. Find out how to prevent them.

  • Hey! A Tick Bit Me! for Kids


    A tick attaches itself to the skin of a person or animal and sucks blood. If you have a dog, it may have picked up a tick before! Learn more about ticks in this article for kids.

  • Bites and Scratches for Parents


    Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.

  • Rabies for Parents


    Rabies is a serious infection of the nervous system that is caused by a virus. Rabies is usually transmitted by a bite from an infected animal.

  • Fears and Phobias for Teens


    Fear is a normal human reaction that protects us by signaling danger and preparing us to deal with it. Get the facts about fears and phobias and what causes them.

  • Summer Safety Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Before you round up your family and head for the beach, park, or the mountains this summer, read up on ways to make your days in the sun safe as well as fun.