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.

Subscribe now!
Subscribe to for expert Ratings, buying advice and reliability on hundreds of products.

Update your feed preferences


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: