2. DON’T: Let Kids Touch Your Dog if You Are Not 100% Confident
You know from experience if your dog has ever nipped or bitten you in the past. You know if the dog has growled when someone pulls his or her tail or when kids are around. Your dog is only a few generations away from a wild animal when compared with us. A child cannot possibly know the danger that even a small dog poses for death and personal injury. You will go to jail if your dog causes harm to a child, especially if that child is scarred.