Did you know, that each year over 30 people fall victim to fatal canine attacks? Also, annually nearly 400,000 people are treated for bites from canines. Man’s best friend is put in a whole new light for many people when faced with these sobering statistics. It’s hard to understand by some people who have loving pets, how these dog attacks can happen, or why. Being descendants of the wolf; a dog is a territorial animal by nature – any intrusion into what they see as “their domain” can lead to serious consequences. This is just doing their job, to a dog. To a human, they are being threatened…
How To Avoid A Canine Attack
Staying safe from a canine attack involves educating yourself on a few important facts about dogs, with this knowledge you will be able to avoid a canine attack. First and most debatable is whether or not specific breeds of dogs are more likely to attack or bite. While the jury is still out on that one, what is important to understand is that even the most loving pet poodle can be brought to attack mode if the situation is just right. For example, have you ever attempted to take away a spoiled dog’s food bowl? Go ahead try, and see what you get!
The problems with dog bites don’t end there – unfortunately people can contract serious diseases from an infected bite, parvo, rabies, or even an infection from a wound itself to name a few. Medical expenses for treatment of these problems can be quite high.
Another unfortunate situation can be for those people who are just naturally afraid of dogs, this can in turn cause the dog to become afraid as well. A dog that may once have been quite timid can sometimes be set off just by the wrong interpretation of expected actions such as threatening gestures, fear or loud voices.
There are sometimes cases where owners are attacked by their own dogs as well, in those situations we may never know what caused a dog to snap and attack their owners. While jogging or walking, if you are faced with unfriendly dogs, or you are simply afraid of an attack, we can help.
There are two styles of dog repellents that our products come in: the pepper spray and a noise maker. Our Ultrasonic Dog Chaser can be used to repel a dog up to 20 feet. This works by emitting an ultra-high pitched noise that dogs hate because they have such sensitive hearing. This pitch is ultra-high which means the noise is inaudible to humans, so your neighbors won’t be getting angry and demanding that you keep it quiet.
You will change a dog’s mind in a hurry with our Dog Pepper Spray, which will give you ample time to leave the situation or get help. These items are both proven to be effective and they are portable and lightweight.