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 (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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