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Discussion: Dogs

in: Rachel; Rachel > 2016-09-16

Sep 16, 2016 2:06 AM # 
FWIW, Argy now runs with one of these after one too many incidents with overly "friendly" off-lead dogs (don't get me started...) in Kings Parks. He reckons it works well - dog stops and says "WTF?" rather than carrying on to knock you over.
Sep 16, 2016 2:18 AM # 
It has kept them at bay, I haven't had issues with them coming within a few metres of me since... but I wouldn't bet my life on it if the dog was rabid (or whatever).

It was certainly a pretty cheap investment for what it could achieve.
Sep 16, 2016 3:42 AM # 
There is also this, which could be used on either dog or owner.
Sep 16, 2016 3:57 AM # 
its the best thing you can carry that isn't considered a weapon.
plus it doubles as a torch,,, which was useful when my ayups went flat (once).
Sep 17, 2016 1:14 AM # 
That's great! Might give it a go off Argy's recommendation. Wouldn't normally trust something like that to work.

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