How to Break up Dog Fights
If you have ever experienced two dogs fighting, it can be very intimidating if you do not know what to do. A few weeks ago I took my dog, Macie, to a local dog park in Downers Grove, IL. Macie and I go there frequently (maybe twice weekly). On this particular beautiful sunny spring day, Macie and another dog got into a little fight. They were both about the same size, so it wasn't a lopsided fight. I had broken up dog fights before, so I didn't panic. I simply grabbed Macies' collar and swiftly and firmly pulled her towards me. This method worked out perfectly in this scenario, but may not be as successful in a more violent fight. The two dogs in this fight did not get too engaged before I stepped in to intervene.
One of the most important things about breaking up dog fights is to know your dog. In my case, I know Macie very well and therefore I know her tendencies, and how she reacts in certain situations. However; simply knowing your dog may notRead More »from How to Stop a Dog Fight