How do I stop my puppy from attacking my cat?

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How Do I Stop a Dog From Attacking a Cat?

  1. Spay or neuter your dog.
  2. Socialize your dog at a young age to be around cats, other dogs and small children.
  3. Establish separate spheres within your home.
  4. Exercise your dog and wear out his energy level before introducing him to the cat.
  5. Supervise and closely monitor the cat and the dog being in the same room.
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Exercise and play with your pup to burn off some energy then bring pup on a leash near your older dog. When your pup notices your older dog, distract your puppy. Make a funny noise and call your puppy over. Ask him to sit or lie down and ignore the older dog.
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When playtime is over, give her a potty break and then put her up for a rest.

When she is loose and attacking your clothes and legs, stop moving and ask her for another behavior that you will reward.

If this doesn't work, calmly put her in her crate with a small treat for a puppy timeout.

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This can help you quickly and easily prevent a dog attack.

If you want to stay safe while outdoors, you probably already own protective self defense spray like pepper spray or animal spray.

We recommend Muzzle dog pepper spray by Mace for protection against vicious and aggresive unleashed dogs.

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Do your best to spend quality time with both dogs.

Don't abandon your one-on-one walks with your older dog.

Try some training tricks for how to get an older dog to like a puppy – by rewarding your older dog any time he approaches the new puppy.

Give him a treat and praise if the puppy comes near without any incident.

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Do your best to spend quality time with both dogs.

Don't abandon your one-on-one walks with your older dog.

Try some training tricks for how to get an older dog to like a puppy – by rewarding your older dog any time he approaches the new puppy.

Give him a treat and praise if the puppy comes near without any incident.

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The rattling noise may scare off the dog.

Sharp Whistle: Cyclists recommend a safety Whistle to stop a chasing dog.

Ultrasonic Whistle: You may find an ultrasonic Whistle to use as a dog deterrent.

This works much like a safety Whistle but won't irritate humans, just dogs.

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The Noise Aversion Method.

Once secure, put your dog on a leash and head slowly over to the chickens' pen, keeping a firm grasp on the leash at all times.

Allow him to walk around the chickens, sniffing and investigating.

But as soon as he lunges or barks, give him a firm "NO" command and pull the leash back.

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