Pet doors can pose a safety risk for children

I don’t have kids (yet) but this article and picture bother me. Kids have the tendency to get into trouble but this one is annoying to see.

 
 

via Consumer Reports by info.rss@cro.consumer.org (Consumer Reports) on 5/12/09


Pet doors can pose a safety risk for children

Pet Doors Can Pose a Safety Risk for KidsAccidents involving children escaping through pet doors are more common than one might think, says Sean Kane, president of Safety Research & Strategies, who has been researching the pet-door issue nationally. In the past decade, more than 100 children have drowned, nearly drowned, or been injured after leaving the home through a pet door, he says.

Read the rest of the story and get all the details on the dangers of pet doors in “Doggie Doors and Crawling Kids Can Be a Deadly Combination,” on the Consumer Reports Safety blog.

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