Dealing with dogs that chase or threaten you

If a dog seems like it will attack you, here are some things you can do:

Although it risks enraging a dog, I guess you could physically attack it as a last resort:

If a chasing dog gets alongside or in front of you, it may instinctively attempt to herd you by cutting across your path or lunging at you. To avoid crashing, I guess you have to be prepared to stop.