Greeting an Unfamiliar Dog

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Ever wonder if there’s a right and a wrong way to introduce yourself to a dog? While many of our canine companions will tolerate, and even enjoy, all sorts of interactions with people, this isn’t true of every dog. Many dog bites happen when a person unintentionally frightens a dog by being too eager to pet him/her. Dr. Sophia Yin wrote an excellent article for people of all ages on the best way to greet a dog so that the two of you get off on the best foot possible: Preventing Dog Bites by Learning to Greet Dogs Properly.