El Paso Animal Services has teamed up with the Parks and Recreation department to host a series of Bite Prevention and Pet Safety classes for children and adults:

  • The majority of dog bites sadly happen with children in a home setting and are preventable!
  • It’s important to remember that a dog’s breed does not determine whether or not it will bite, but rather their individual history and behavior.
  • By learning to read dog body language so you can recognize your dog’s emotional state and understand what they are trying to say to you.
  • We have multiple classes throughout the month of October at various Recreation Centers throughout El Paso for children as young as 5 years old and even for adults too!
  • These informative and hands on sessions will teach pet owners and animal lovers how to prevent bites from happening to keep your pets, friends, and family safe.
  • Visit our calendar to view our upcoming events.


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