You come across a strange dog with no owner in sight. How might you handle the situation so you don’t end up in the emergency room? You have a better chance of making it through safely with a few preventative measures and cool, calm thinking.
It’s a terrifying moment.
You’re out on a daily run or walk, just minding your own business. Suddenly, you see a dog you know to be dangerous quietly staring at you with his ears perked up in the air.
He’s deciding whether to charge you, or to just let you pass by.
What do you do?
Avoidance Always Works Best
To the extent within your power, avoid being in a neighborhood if you know a dog routinely roams loose there.
If you know your neighbors have a fence that you believe a dog could jump over if motivated enough, simply go another route.
And make sure to report your concern to the local […]