What To Do When Your Dog Bites You

For Dog lovers we know they can be very cute but there are cases where dogs have intentionally Hurt or tried to hurt its owner, If you have a dog or planning to get one here is an upfront lesson of what to do when your dog bites you.

SECURE THE DOG:

Depending on the situation, she may still be reacting aggressively, she may be frightened, or worried about your emotional reaction. But no matter the reason for the bite, securing her will ensure that you (and everyone else in the vicinity) remain safe.

GET FIRST AID:

Look at the injury, check if it broke your skin, or if there is a puncture clean with soap and water and wrap it in a clean bandage. If your dog’s rabies vaccines aren’t up-to-date or the wound needs serious stitching you will have to head to the hospital for urgent attention.

APPROACH YOUR DOG:

Approach your dog using a calm voice, make eye contact call her and allow her come to you. watch her If she is feeling stressed, She may be just as taken aback by the whole ordeal as you are and may need some comforting and reassurance.

WHY DID YOUR DOG BITE YOU ?

The final step if you don’t already know is to figure out the Reason Your Dog Bit You. here are few tips:

  • What was happening in the environment at the time of the bite?
  • What was your dog doing at the time?
  • Did she give you any warnings such as growling, freezing, or air snapping?
  • Was she suddenly startled? 
  • Was she fighting with another dog? 
  • Did you touch her near her sore paw?