[pictured above: Using model dog Jeff, Kaye explains the best place to stroke an unfamiliar dog is on the shoulder. Photography by Helen Yates.]
Encouraging children and young people to put themselves in a dog’s shoes helps our Blue Cross Education Team to tackle myths and keep communities safe at our school talks and workshops…
“Evil,” says one. “Savage,” adds another.
“That we don’t care about anything,” a third suggests.
Blue Cross Education Officer, Kaye Martin, is visiting George Green’s School in east London.
She’s asked the class to shout out what the press prints about young people their age, and none of what is said is positive.
Teenagers get a raw deal from the media. It’s a similar story for dogs, and these widespread misconceptions are what Kaye is myth-busting today in a bid to keep the schoolchildren safe.