It hurts, don’t do it!
Explain to your children that pets, just like humans, experience pain in the same way. Ask them how they would feel if somebody hit them, let them know that pets feel the same way. Ensure your children understand, that not only does a pet feel the pain, they can respond by inflicting pain.
Monitor Your Children:
Many parents feel that they monitor their kids very well will of the presence of animals. However, that may not be the case. Count how many times you turn your back while your children are in the room with their pet dog.
Teach your child which parts of the dog not to touch.
If your dog these iffy about having his tail or ears touched, teacher child that he does not like that. Many dogs do not like children near their tail, or out of direct eyesight. They do this for their safety. Teach your children the zones that your dog does not like being pulled at or even petted.
Following the simple rules will ensure that your child and your dog have a safe experience with one another.