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For Immediate Release: Home Dog Training of South Florida Offers Free Resources for National Dog Bite Prevention Week

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 10, 2012- In support of National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 20-26), Home Dog Training of South Florida is offering free dog safety seminars for community-based organizations. 
"Part of our mission at Home Dog Training of South Florida is to help keep people and their canine companions safe," said Robin Edwards, dog behavioral therapist. "We understand that dog bites are a serious matter, and we believe that more public education, such as the free community seminars we offer, can help prevent situations that can lead to dog bites."
Free Dog Safety Seminars Each year on average, nearly five million Americans are bitten by dogs-and almost 50 percent of these are children bitten by their family dog. Of those injured, nearly 800,000 require treatment in a hospital. Dog-related injuries resulted in 31 deaths in 2011 alone. To combat such startling statistics, Home Dog Training of South Florida is offering free dog safety seminars for commun…