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<<I appreciate your sympathies, but personally I think dogs are too fast to use a firearm on in an attacking situation. Too likely to shoot yourself or someone else in the confusion.

You'd be surprised... Even when you're 'pulling the trigger' in an emotional event, you don't have to be 'spot on' with a domestic threat... hitting a hind part, well away from the point of conflict, will serve to deter them well... if need be, adding their coup de grace...

Nice in theory, but dogs are just too fast and cunning to hit them reliably, and the risk of hitting someone else is significant.

Here's police body cam video of a police officer trying to defend a woman against an attacking dog who accidentally winds up shooting the woman he's trying to protect:

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