When was the last time you were out for a bicycle ride, accompanied with your beloved dogs? What started off as a pleasant bike ride with our dogs, suddenly turns into a defense of our dogs from a, much larger aggressive dog, off its leash. During a 12 month period, my son, two small 15 pound dogs, and me were confronted on three different occasions by dogs whose owners were letting their dogs run amiss of the neighborhood. In all three incidents my son and I had to very quickly pick up our quiet, shy dogs and almost put them up to our chin to keep the loose charging dogs from harming our dogs. The owners were trailing behind their, “larger” aggressive dogs from a distance of about 25 to 30 yards.
On the first 2 such incidents, my warning to the owners of their unleashed dogs, as to what I would do if they did not hurry and pulls their dogs away, was enough for them to hurry a coral their dogs before anyone was physically hurt. However, it was a month before I could talk my disabled son into going for a walk with our dogs again.
Now, we go nowhere without my stun baton at my side. About two months after the above mentioned encounters with unleashed dogs, the crackling sound of electricity from my stun gun, warded off a large black lab from trying to harm the four of us. The owner wasn’t anywhere to be found.
Our two dogs do not bark when out of their yard and are always on a leash. There was no way they incited the aggressive “barking, jumping” approach of the other dog.
Being an owner of a Non-Lethal Self Defense Store; a Mace Muzzle Canine Repellent and stun gun are kept within a finger reach, whenever we bike ride or take or two quiet dogs for a walk or ride.
Mace Muzzle Canine Repellent – is a pepper spray specifically designed to deter vicious dog attacks? Dog sprays are made with the same active “hot” pepper ingredients as traditional pepper spray. This Mace® Brand Muzzle® Dog Spray product is just as effective as traditional OC pepper spray, but is EPA-approved to be a humane way to stop a dog attack or vicious animal. This pepper spray has a lower OC concentration than traditional human pepper spray to avoid unnecessary injury to the dog. A dog’s tear ducts work differently than humans and, therefore, don’t need as strong of an OC content to be effective. Just a single spray to the dog’s face will repel the angry animal humanely and effectively with a temporary (but intense) burning sensation. It shoots up to 10 feet so you can maintain a safety zone between the four-legged aggressors.
1 Million Volt Mini Stun Baton – The temporary pain this stun baton will deliver to an aggressive dog, who intends to injure you and send you to the hospital, is justified. The sight and sound of the electrical charge alone deterred two dogs other dogs when they jumped in the face of an elderly woman and knocked her glasses off. The lady was so frightened she had to be taken to the hospital for fear she would have a heart attack.
The Ultrasonic Dog Chaser Repellent for Dogs is a safe and reliable self defense item against dog aggressors. You can have security while on your morning walks, jogs, or runs again. No need to fear checking your mail, taking the trash out, or working on your lawn, again. Its versatility shows that the Dog Chaser is one item everyone should own! This dog deterrent device is humane and effective. It is a hand-held device about the size of a cell phone that emits a 130 dB ultrasonic frequency that hurts dog’s ears. It also uses bright flashing LED lights to help drive off an aggressive dog. It works up to 40 feet away so you can have plenty of time to act. The Ultrasonic Dog Repellent does not do any permanent damage but will convince a dog to head the other way. If you are a dog lover than this will definitely be your best option for protection from dog attacks.
If you encounter a vicious aggressive dog, do whatever is necessary to protect yourself. If you think that your life is imminent danger and there is no other immediate escape route, should you have a TASER® on you, use it.
It is reported by more than one source that up to 4.5 million people are bitten each year by dogs. In the 1980s and 1990s in the United States, 17 people died from dog bites. The number of deaths during the 2000s has increased to 26 deaths per year. Another glary statistic is that 77% of dog bites are from the pet of family or friends, and 50% of attacks occur on the dog owner’s property.
It is recognized that the risk of dangerous dog attacks can be greatly increased by human actions (such as neglect or fight training) or in-actions (as carelessness in confinement and control).
If you own a dog, you must establish yourself as the “Alpha Dog” in the family. When it’s time for your dog(s) to eat, provide them with uninterrupted access to their food and water. Be the leader of the family, but treat everyone and everything with dignity and respect.