“How do dogs normally react around horses?”

By |2018-04-04T08:50:13+10:00May 1st, 2016|General Information, Safety Concerns|

Dear Sarah, We were on Lennox Beach the other day and saw people riding horses. Is it safe to have our Kelpie around the horses and vice versa? Adrianne H Hi Adrianne, This is a difficult question to answer as I haven’t met your Kelpie, but what we are talking about here is a safety issue – for your dog, the horses and the riders. Dogs and horses can be unpredictable. Seemingly placid dogs who are very well behaved and very responsive to owner requests can completely “switch off” when something of interest – like a horse – is [...]