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How To Properly Break Up A Dog Fight?

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How to properly break up a dog fight?



Today's topic is How To Break Up A Dog Fight. When dogs fight and bite, they usually just fight and play with each other, but sometimes the fight will get out of control. If the fight doesn't stop, it's necessary to intervene before either side gets hurt. 


If you want to know how to stop dogs from fighting, read on.


1. Get used to your dog's fighting behavior 

Watch how your dog gets along with other dogs. Does it roar, pounce, or bite? How rough is it when it usually fights? If you know how your dog usually behaves, it's easier to stop when you're trying to identify whether a fight has taken place


2. Observe the dog's body 

When a dog fights, it often sounds like fighting. The dog will growl and bite another dog roughly. If you don't understand the way dogs fight, you may mistake them for fighting. 

The key is to look at the dog's body. If it looks relaxed and relaxed and wags its tail, it may be fighting. And if the dog's body appears stiff and straight, and the tail is drooping, then they may be fighting.


3. See if both dogs are equally interested 

In some cases, one dog thinks it's a game, but the other doesn't. If this is the case, even if your dog is not malicious, you have to stop them from fighting. Pay close attention to the behavior and performance of the two dogs in the scuffle.

Even if both dogs seem to enjoy it, sometimes it's too rough to fight. For example, a big dog may accidentally hurt the smaller ones.

Going to a dog park with other dogs is a great way to avoid fighting, and to make your dog play with dogs who are also interested in fighting.


4. Stop it if you think it's too much 

If your dog appears angry but hasn't fought completely, call him to you in time to stop the fight. Prepare a dog rope so that you can pull your dog apart in time.

If your dog doesn't come right after you call and you think it's safe, go and grab his collar and pull him apart.

You can also lure the dog in.




Stop Fighting

Don't grab any dog's collar. This may be your first reaction, but when the dog really fights, if you grab the collar, it is likely to be bitten. Dogs instinctively bite back, even if it has never been aggressive before. If the dog's body is stiff, don't risk reaching for it when fighting, not fighting.


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How to properly break up a dog fight?

There are better ways

1. Water them with water pipes. 

One of the easiest ways to stop fighting is to water them with a bucket of water or a pipe. This immediately interrupts their fight and makes them forget their hostility to each other. It won't hurt. In most cases, the dog will walk away. It's a little wet but not bad.


2. Scare them out loud 

Tap two pieces of metal near their ears or scare them with a small horn. If you don't have tools on hand, clap or scream. The effect of bluffing dogs with sound is the same as that of using water. They will forget why they fight and leave each other.


3. Separate them from obstacles 

Find something that can be put between two dogs and separate them. A large piece of cardboard, plywood, bin lid and a large stick can be used to separate dogs without putting your hands in a dangerous area.


4. Cover the dog with a blanket 

Some dogs stop fighting without seeing each other. If you have a blanket, tarpaulin, or other opaque covering, try to cover the fighting dogs to calm them down.


5. Find someone to help you stop them 

If none of these simple techniques work, you may need to force them apart before they tear each other apart. You and another adult approach a dog from behind; working with a partner is much safer than working on your own.


Here's How

If you're wearing thick pants and shoes, use your legs to separate the dogs. Then you and your partner should stand between the two dogs to prevent them from contacting again.

If you don't wear thick bottoms, you can lift them by hand Each person approached a dog from behind, grabbed the top of their hind legs and lifted them off the ground, so they are in a cart position, forcing them to rest on their front paws. 

Move the dogs back and turn them around with their backs to each other.
Keep them separate. If they see each other, they may fight again. Put your dog in the car or behind the door as soon as possible.


Dog Fight Prevention

1. Do not encourage competition. 

Dogs have a sense of food and toys. Some breeds are more likely to protect their loved ones, while some dogs are more likely to share. Understand your dog's personality so that you can prevent fighting when another dog comes.
  • When your dog plays with other dogs, take away rewards, food, and toys.
  • If the dogs are possessive, feed them in different rooms.

2. Teach your dog to play politely 

From the moment you bring your dog home, it's your responsibility to teach your dog not to attack. Use positive reinforcement to encourage good behavior. If your dog is biting, growling, or showing other violence, separate it from the playmate and hang it aside until it calms down.


3. Teach your dog to arrive on time when called

If your dog is very obedient to your call, you can call him out of the tense situation before the situation is serious. When he was young, he began to train him to come and stop, and to practice often. Especially when other dogs are present.


Tips

If you already have a dog but want one more, let them meet separately. This will prevent them from hurting each other.

The best way to stop dogfighting is to prevent it. Take care of your dog. If you think it (or another dog) may be angry, take it away before anything happens.

Take a shock gun with you, but be careful when you use it. This is the last step.

They are usually frightened by the sound of guns during short bursts.

For safety, keep your dog tied when you are outside. Even trained dogs sometimes can't resist temptation.

If your dog shows signs of anger, try to calm him down.


Warning

Don't grab the collar. Catching a collar exposes your hand to the dog's dangerous mouth, and most dog bites occur when their collar is caught. The dog will turn around quickly and bite you before you react. If the dog twists your arm, it is likely to break your fingers or wrists.

If they bite you, go to the hospital immediately. Safety first, don't take chances.



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