early childhood - fear of animals
March 21, 2007 2:59am CST
The fear of animals can be the result of a firsth and experience. for example, a child may have been bitten by a dog indirect exposure to upsetting. animal-related events may also cause fear to develop. A child way see a friend being attacked or he may view material on televison that is frightening. The help a child with animal fears, do not force him to confront the large dog that horrified him. Instead find something related to dogs taht is not fear-provoking (a young puppy a phototgraph of picture. Then genly gudie him to pet the dog with you and extol the dogs lovable qualities and your childs ability to be a control.