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Advice for Dealing with Dangerous Dogs

by | Feb 1, 2017 | Dog Safety Information, Personal safety tips | 0 comments

It may have happened to you before: you are walking or cycling or visiting a client during the course of your work, when suddenly an unfamiliar dog crosses your path. The dog begins barking, growling; maybe it even charges you, what do you do? Even small dogs can be threatening if they are worked up, and just about any dog can inflict a painful bite!

Conflict Solutions are able to offer a one hour dangerous dogs awareness session designed to provide staff who may come into contact with aggressive dogs with the necessary skills to keep themselves safe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Objectives:

  • Actions to take when confronted with a service users dog you don’t know
  • What breeds of dogs are covered under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
  • When is a dog safe to approach?
  • Should I interact with a service users dog?
  • Do I look directly at the dog or should I look away?
  • Should I appear confident and unfazed, or should I retreat slowly away from an aggressive dog?
  • What items can be used to keep me safe if an aggressive dog approaches me
  • What new powers do individuals/organisation hold with regard to The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
  • What are the new responsibilities for all dog owners
  • What should I do if a dog bites me?

 

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