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Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Alberta Canada
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First off get a collar that the dog can't slip out of. If it were me, I'd step in front of my dog and use whatever as a block - stick, handful of gravel, whatever's around. If needed step into someone's yard through a gate... if nothing else, hold the leash close to your dog and then use the other end of the leash to flick at the other dog (twirl it around if you can) to get it through to them to get back.
Banging a stick or garbage can lid against something to make noise usually works pretty well, but the leash has worked for me once.
In general almost every approaching dog will back off if you take an offensive stand to them, and using your body as a block at the same time speaks to both dogs - I'm not going to allow you to attack MY dog!
Sadly this happens here too often, neighbor's dogs will go on the 'attack' if they're out and there's no back fence. So if I'm walking my guys they'll come flying out of the yard...
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