Carter, J., & Swain, D. (2008). My safety around dogs - English. Hamilton, New Zealand: Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato.
Permanent Research Commons link: http://hdl.handle.net/10289/968
This safety leaflet designed to target young children aged 5-6yrs will provide an age-appropriate understanding of how to avoid pet dog attacks which can injure, maim and even kill children. This research-based educational resource provides practical, valid and reliable guidelines for safe interaction between children and pet dogs in their homes or known to them. The content of this leaflet has been drawn from ‘Stories with happy endings: Preventing pet dog attacks on children’, the 2007-2008 Summer Scholarship report prepared for the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of New Zealand (CAPFNZ). Obtain a copy of the report from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/768
Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato
Obtain a copy of the children’s leaflet (about 5-6yrs) in English from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/968. Obtain a copy of the children’s leaflet (about 5-6yrs) in Te Reo Maori from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/975. Obtain a copy of the children’s booklet (about 8-9yrs) in English from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/930. Obtain a copy of the children’s booklet (about 8-9yrs) in Te Reo Maori from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/984. Obtain a copy of the parents’/caregivers’ booklet in English from http://hdl.handle.net/10289/931. The Te Reo Maori version of the parents’/caregivers’ booklet will be available in 2009.