My Finnlee is a 12 lb Chiweenie/Papillon mix. He's 22 months old. Where we live all dogs must be on leash outside. He was harnessed and on a long lead. I heard my neighbor's door open and saw her dog's lead. Finnlee hasn't met this dog officially yet so I gathered him and the lead up to go inside. Unfortunately before I could get the door open and him in the other dog was upon us. This dog is about 40 lbs and looks like an English Bulldog/Pit Mix. The owner had her on some kind of rope and a choke chain. Before I knew it she broke the lead and the collar slipped off. She rushed us aggressively and I pulled Finnlee back to my legs and she kept coming. He was snarling and growling and snapping. I hauled him up but couldn't hold him. So I had it set him in my patio chair and she kept going for his underbelly/groin. The neighbor finally got her off and I got him inside. The neighbor took her dog home and can back to check on Finnlee. Offered to pay any vet bills. I told her he had a small scratch on his privates. So I called the E-Vet 30 minutes away explaining what happened and that my dog was current on vaccines but didn't know about the other dog's vaccines. I was told that he was okay in terms of Rabies but to monitor for infection. What do I do to avoid a repeat of this incident?
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