A 9-year-old girl died this week when three dogs attacked her in an alley behind her house. Police say the owner of the dogs was arrested.
It’s a reminder that dog attacks do happen, and although rare, they can be fatal.
Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Marjie Alonso, a professional dog trainer and executive director of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABCT), about different breeds involved in attacks and what to do if a dangerous dog approaches you.
Provided by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
If an off-leash dog approaches you on a walk:
If a frightening off-leash dog approaches, do not:
If a frightening off-leash dog approaches, do:
If a dog attacks:
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.
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