I really like spending some time in the outdoors. I consider it my special escape from stress at work. From the time our little girl became 12, my husband and I have been making it a point for our whole family to have a chance to go camping at least three times yearly during summer.

Because spending some time out in the woods isn’t without any safety concerns, my hubby and I never let our child wander off alone. Aside from this safety precaution, we always keep our bear repellant spray nearby.

Bear spray is a widely known effective means of self-defense versus bears. It works by releasing a sort of fog in the air that causes irritation in the mouth, throat, eyes, nose as well as lungs of a bear upon contact.

In the same way that defense sprays formulated for use on human beings aren’t advisable against bears, bear pepper spray shouldn’t be utilized against humans. The latter is developed to ward off a bear, giving the user plenty of time to escape before the bear sooner or later recovers from the non-lethal effects of the spray and rejoins its population.

My hubby’s choice of bear repellent is the Guard Alaska Ultra Hot bear pepper spray. He obtained one on the internet because it is the sole bear repellent spray registered with the EPA, where it is described to be effective on all bear species.

My personal pick of bear spray is the 260-gram Bear Pepper Mace. I consider it to be most suited for me simply because its long range, which reaches approximately 30 feet, can give me enough protection at a safe distance.

I have never came across an aggressive bear and I wish it stays that way for my loved ones and myself.

In case such an emergency does take place and we come face to face with an aggressive bear, I feel certain that we shall be alert and prepared enough to put our bear repellant spray to use and avoid any serious injury.

Thom R Doubting has been training people how to operate self defense products to defend themselves for many years now. There are many options, like stun guns, pepper sprays and personal alarms. He offers full help and instruction on how to operate the products.

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