Chased by a Pitbull

40 views | October 20, 2022

Incident type: Animal encounter
Location of incident: Blue Ridge Road, Alton, Illinois 62002, United States

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I ride for exercise and enjoyment. I live in a rural area and enjoy riding the country roads fairly close to my home. I had ridden this particular road and area many times before and never had encountered this or any other dog. When the dog gets close, I squirt it in the face with water from my water bottle. Just a small squirt that hit it right in the face. That's when it stops chasing. It was looking at my leg when it got close so I think it was going to bite. No way to really know, though.