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  Comparison of Sabre dog spray to other brands video   There are an estimated more then 4 million dogs in Canada.  Dogs can injure us and our pets. It's estimated that 42 dog bites occur every hour in Canada with over 5000 bites estimated as reported in Ontario in previous years. Sabre dog spray provides an excellent way to protect yourself and your pet from a safe distance.  Sabre dog sprays are proven effective, certified and lab tested.  Sabre is the #1 brand trusted by police and consumers worldwide.  Why carry dog spray video

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Click here for this full article by Rocky Mountain Outlook. BANFF – A Banff grizzly can’t bear winter any longer. A male grizzly bear, believed to be either The Boss or Split Lip, was spotted several kilometres west of the Banff townsite Friday (Feb. 28) – the earliest a grizzly has been recorded out of the den in at least the last decade. Parks Canada officials say a resource conservation officer out doing wildlife corridor work that morning came across large grizzly bear tracks, and then almost immediately spotted the bear about 50 metres away. “He popped up 50 metres in front of...

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For self defense against grizzly bears, the answer isn't as obvious.  Many are surprised when they find that, despite using their firearm against a charging bear, they were attacked and badly hurt. Evidence suggests that shooting a bear can escalate the attack, while encounters where firearms are not used are less likely to result in injury or death of the human or the bear.   Firearms can kill a bear but can it quickly enough?  Can a shooter be accurate in a high pressure situation where you have seconds to respond?   Law enforcement agents for the Fish and Wildlife Service have investigated human-bear...

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Research on the effectiveness of Bear Spray vs. a Firearm in a Bear Encounter A study on the efficacy of bear deterrent spray was conducted in Alaska. 83 cases involving the use of bear spray in Alaska between 1985 and 2006 were analyzed. Results showed that in over 90% of close-range encounters with black and brown bears, spray stopped the bear’s undesirable behavior. Bear Spray Research on Effectiveness of Bear Spray Efficacy of Firearms in a Bear Encounter      

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HOW TO USE BEAR SPRAY INSTRUCTIONS TO ARM AND APPLY: This product is designed for one-hand operation.  Place forefinger through hole in handle, with thumb on safety clip curl. Pull safety clip straight back and off using thumb (Figure 1).  Depress actuator tab for burst of spray (Figure 2). Aim at the face and eyes of bear. Press trigger for 1-3 seconds in order to create a barrier of spray between you and the bear.  Stop to evaluate the impact of wind and other factors and adjust your aim if needed before spraying again. The maximum effective range is 9...

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