Though a natural part of any dog's life cycle, the phenomenon known as 'Dog-Air Day' can be traumatic for both dogs and dog owners alike.
Here are 12 tips for keeping your beloved pet safe this year.
If you have a shawl or poncho (man shawl) to hand, try throwing it over the dog and pinning the corners with rocks, or buckets filled with sand, and then standing on top. Grip the smothered dog between your feet. Do not be put off no matter how much it struggles or protests.