Warning Signs of a Dog Attack

Every year, nearly 5 million Americans get bit by a dog. According to the CDC, more than 800,000 of them require medical attention for their injuries. There’s never a surefire way to tell whether an unfamiliar dog will attack you, but there are a few warning signs of an impending dog attack. It is even…

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How to Stop a Dog From Attacking

If you think that you’ll never have to worry about dog attacks because you don’t own dogs or live near dog owners, you’re wrong. Many times, dog attacks occur in places you assume are completely safe, like a jogging path or your neighborhood park. There is little else as terrifying as seeing a dog or…

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Avoiding Animal Attacks: Domestic and Wild Animals

Whether you enjoy hiking, camping, or jogging, or frequently venture outdoors for any other reason, you are exposing yourself to a range of attacks from both domesticated and wild animals. Animal attacks don’t just happen in the wilderness; dogs and other animals can attack you on jogging trails or in other suburban or urban locations.…

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How To Handle A Dog Attack!

It may have happened to you before: you’re walking or cycling through the neighborhood when suddenly an unfamiliar dog crosses your path. The dog begins barking, growling; maybe it even charges you. So much for man’s best friend. Even small dogs can be threatening if they’re worked up, and just about any dog can inflict…

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FAQ for Avoiding Dog Bites

Q: How can I avoid being bitten by a dog? A: Never approach a strange dog, especially one who’s tied or confined behind a fence or in a car. Don’t pet a dog-even your own-without letting him see and sniff you first. Never turn your back to a dog and run away. A dog’s natural…

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Why Carry Dog Repellent or Canine Pepper Spray?

A dog repellent, such as Mace¬†canine pepper spray, is a must have for anyone spending time outdoors. With the lack of responsibility and caring of many dog owners and previous dog owners, it has created a breed of dog that is an accident ready happen. According to the CDC and Prevention in Atlanta, dogs bite…

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