Behaviors and Postures
Being able to read a dog's emotional state forms the foundation for appropriate interactions.
When entering a scene, your ability to assess the location for the presence of a dog and prepare yourself for an encounter will increase your success.
A police officer's kit contains a variety of tools and implements that can be used to help gain control of a dog and keep yourself safe.
The game changes when multiple dogs are present in an encounter. Learn steps to help keep yourself safe and increase your chances of a positive outcome.
How you react to a dog is often the most important factor in how that animal will react to you. Learn how to interact properly with a dog.
Options for Responding
Building on your knowledge from previous sections, you'll examine how to plan for a dog encounter, deal with a dog on scene, and resolve an encounter.