Become a Member Today › Forums › General Dog Training Discussion › Miscellaneous › Ideas for Protecting my dogs. › Reply To: Ideas for Protecting my dogs. Allie McCainMember April 17, 2021 at 1:34 am 183 What about an air horn? I’d say a starting pistol but I don’t know how realistic it would be to gun break your dogs. When we used to go riding in the mountains we’d carry “noise makers”.