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The guide to pet care and bite prevention

WHO/Department of control of neglected tropical diseases

Publication details

Editors: Dr B. Abela Ridder/Neglected zoonotic diseases
Number of pages: 16.p
Publication date: December 2015
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HTM/NTD/NZD/2015.6



A visual guide to dog language, how kids should and should not interact with dogs, responsible pet ownership, dog bite prevention, and rabies prevention.
The guide addresses the following points:

  • Doggie language
  • How kids should not interact with dogs
  • Responsible pet ownership
  • Never wake up a sleeping dog
  • Balanced diet and fresh water
  • Prevention is better than cure
  • Bite prevention
  • What is rabies? can rabies be treated?

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