Dog Bite Prevention Expert to Help Dog Owners At New England Pet Expo on September 21 from 10-6 PM

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Melissa Berryman of The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council will be on hand to help dog owners protect their liability at the NE Pet Expo September 21 at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA.

Dog owners continue to be held financially responsible for people's interactions with their dogs.

National dog bite consultant Melissa Berryman will be teach valuable lessons to dog owners during presentations at the New England Pet Expo held at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admittance to the expo is free and pets are welcome. Berryman says too many pet owners are being set up to fail in their relationships with their dogs because of mixed societal messages and bad advice. As a former animal officer, Berryman is also on a mission to educate owners on how to protect their animals and their liability.

Berryman will be signing her book People Training for Good Dogs-What Breeders Don't Tell You and Trainers Don't Teach as well as delivering a presentation on the hidden messages people give dogs that lead to problems. She will offer tips on meeting and greeting new people and dogs the dog’s way, as well as introduce her “ASK the Dog” campaign. Participants will learn easy techniques and exercises for avoiding the kinds of situations which sometimes lead to dog bites. Berryman says, “This is a must for any dog lover – particularly those with children.”

Berryman teaches that many of the unfortunate injuries involving dogs are preventable and she believes dog owners need to be proactive about protecting their liability, family, and pets. She will also present little known but crucial differences between dog behavior and human behavior. Attendees will be given easy-to-understand tips to avoid lawsuits, losing homeowner’s insurance and having to give up dogs.

Berryman is the owner of of People Training for Good Dogs dog care and instruction facility as well as the founder of The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council.
About People Training For Good Dogs

People Training For Good Dogs provides tools and training to help sensible owners enhance their relationships with their pets. Published author and former animal officer Melissa Berryman is a trusted media resource on dog care, instruction and owner support. She has spent years working with animal organizations, dog owners and dog bite victims forming The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council to help communities address safety concerns. To see what The Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council can do for you, visit

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