Some dogs are raised for herding, and the breeds of dogs having built-in instincts to herd will seek to herd all that moves, like children, animals and last but not the least, moving cars. These types of dogs are tire biters. A dog with such a behavior instinct may suffer wounds, or even die while chasing the cars, not to mention the fact that they do get very annoying for the drivers. You can control the herding instinct of a dog by training. You must start the training while the dog is still a puppy, and have a lot of patience with it, because screaming at the dog will not determine that the dog stops chasing cars. The aggressiveness never works.
First, you need to purchase a lengthy leash, and, very important you must train your canine to heel on command. Get the help of a specialist for that, because the procedure is a bit complicated and the success if guaranteed if you will get help.
One way to cut down your dog’s car chasing is to limit the range of chasing cars. Attaching a chain to the dog’s choke collar will prevent them to some extend from chasing down cars that drive by, but you also must make sure that the chain does not yank your dog’s neck. Get into an unfamiliar car if possible and drive by and pop balloons or make some other loud noise that will startle your dog. Because dogs hate loud noises, that may determine it to stop chasing cars in the future. The trick might not work for dogs that chase the cars for exactly that particular reason.
You must also try to avoid keeping your dog on the street if it is a car chaser, so make sure the dog does not feel loose but in a protected area, like a fenced yard. Give your dog plenty of toys, especially noisy ones, so this way your dog will have other noisy objects to chase. Also, give your dog plenty of exercise, this way the dog will have no more energy left to chase cars. You can also engage your dog in other exciting activities. However, if the dog is fenced and the space is wide enough, chasing cars from such an enclosed aria should not be a problem, on the contrary, that is a healthy exercise for it, and there is a chance your dog might have fun, and at the same time be safe.
Whatever method you might use in order to determine your pet to stop chasing cars, the best way is to get special advice first, because, as mentioned above, not all the methods work for all the dogs, so you might turned out surprised if your dog will still like that action, even if you tried the recommended ways. Moreover, you should monitor your dog’s preferences since it is a puppy because if you are patient enough maybe you are able to discover the reason why your dog keeps chasing cars.