Responsible Pet Ownership Education

Responsible Pet Ownership Education

Last week Prep W and Prep G students were lucky enough to have a visit from Coral and Morgan (Great Dane) from the Responsible Pet Ownership Education Program.

We learnt how to look after our pets and keep them safe by:

  • getting them micro-chipped
  • taking them to the Vet for yearly check-ups and vaccinations
  • making sure they are wearing their collar with identification
  • ensuring they have water every day

We also learnt to recognise:

  • times when we should leave dogs alone
  • the warning signs given by dogs
  • how to safely approach and greet a dog
  • what to do if we are approached by an aggressive dog

Some lucky students got to practice how to safely approach and greet a dog with Morgan the Great Dane. He was such a beautiful and gentle dog (and humongous!) They practiced asking the owner for a pat first, approaching the dog slowly with a closed fist and allowing it to smell them, then gently patting the dog’s side. All the student’s loved meeting Morgan!

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Thank you again to Coral and Morgan from the Responsible Pet Ownership Program for coming in to visit us at Belle Vue!

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