What to Do if a Dog is Chasing You

I took a walk one morning with a few of my friends. We were in our neighborhood and I brought my dog, Denver, along because he needed exercise too. About 15 minutes into our walk, one of my friends nervously proclaimed, “There’s a dog off-leash over there.” And sure enough, I looked up to see a pitbull mix, off-leash, staring at us. As soon as we noticed him, he began to race towards us.  Immediately, my friends’ nervous anxiety turned to full panic.  They screamed as I told them not to worry.  They grabbed my arm as I told them…