10 Dog Breeds That Can Defend You From A Bear

We share many of our provincial parks with bears. Bears are extremely sensitive to human disturbance and activity. Avoiding an encounter is the best way to protect both yourself and the bears. Usually, bears charge or attack because they are feeling threatened. In rare cases, also a bear may see a human as prey and stalk you along a trail. In these cases, try to escape into a building, car. If you cannot escape and the bear charges, use your bear spray, lacking that, use anything at your disposal to fight off the bear (rocks, sticks, hiking poles). But what…
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