Now is the time of year when you and your 'Fur Child' are going out and about to enjoy the gorgeous weather. Beaches, Dog Parks, trails, and fun outdoor events are perfect for your dog. With that being said, there will most likely be other dogs around for these adventures. And, it's very important for your safety and for the others around you to learn some helpful tips on how to handle your dog if he/she gets in a scuffle with another.  

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Where

Raitt Homestead Farm
2077 State Rd., Eliot, ME 03903 United States

Cost

$5 

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If can be a scary scene to watch dogs get into a fight. I walk Fancy at Willard Beach in South Portland, ME often in the summer evenings, and I have seen my share of dog feuds. Your instincts kick in, and you immediately want to jump in, and break the fight up. But, that isn't necessarily the safest way to break up the battle. But, there are ways to take control of the situation in a more calm and controlled way. Here are 8 Tips to help you successfully break up a dog fight in a safe way: