#DogBitePreventionWeek – What To Do When A Dog Bites

More good advice from a lady who knows dogs. Have a safe weekend. 🙂

With all of the dog bite attacks that circulate in the news, you may sometimes worry; what if that were you?

As a dog care professional,  I’ve been lucky. I’ve only had to deal with a few dogs charging towards me and threatening to bite.

I have only been bitten—minor bites— a few times over the past 8 years. Dr Sophie Yin’s advice is the best,

What’s the secret? The number one secret is to stay calm. The more you scream and try to move the more aroused you’ll make the dog—here are the two scenarios.

Don’t move – and don’t panic!

As Dr Sophia outlines on her website, there are 2 main bite scenarios;

The Shotgun Dog …. Comes out of nowhere, while you’re running/walking past 

Say you’re running along and a dog comes sprinting out from his front yard. If you run faster, you may elicit a chase reflex, the…

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