If the dog which is the aggressor is on a leash. Pull away the dog so the other dog which is not the aggressor can make good its escape. One thing you don’t want to do is having two dogs fighting and holding back one while the other is free to cause harm. If both dogs are leashed, get help from someone who is not afraid of dogs to hold one leash and you hold the other and pull them away from each other as far as possible.
2. Hose Them Down
If dogs are fighting near or in your yard. Just screw on the hose on the tap and give them a good spray so they can cool off. I am sure those dogs fighting did not plan on having a bath anytime soon and will disperse as soon as a hard thrust of water reaches them.
3. Use a Dog Whistle
Dogs have a high sense of sound reception and can hear frequencies which is incapable of the human hearing. Dog whistles are often use to stop stray dogs from barking and making a nuisance at people’s home at nights. But it can also be used to stop a dog fight. Once the dogs’ hear picks up the annoying frequency, they will break apart the tangle to find somewhere to go where their ears is at ease.
4. Yell Stop!
Yes, for some dogs fighting, yelling stop sometimes help and if the dogs actually recognize the command. They will stop their brawl and head to the naughty corner.
5. Shoot In the Air
If you are a licensed firearm holder, you can fire a shot in the air close to where the dogs are fighting. The loud sound may frighten the dogs and break up the fight immediately.
6. Throw Dog Food at Them
Dogs will not refuse the smell of a delicious piece of meat or dog foods being poured on them while fighting.
Whenever you see dogs fighting. Never just run in the midst and try pulling away the dogs with your bare hands. You risk the chance of being bitten or being attacked. Before you try and disperse dogs fighting, always ensure that your safety and the safety of anyone with you such as spouse and children comes first.