Can dogs be with ducks? When raised from an early age together so that they can be properly socialized, ducks and dogs can get along great. Dogs can even be used as livestock guardian animals for your ducks. If not properly introduced to a duck flock, a dog’s natural instinct would be to chase and even kill a duck.
Will dogs hurt ducks? Raising ducks in close proximity to dogs will come with some challenges. Many dogs, and specific breeds in particular, will try to attack ducks. It is not uncommon for family dogs to attack and kill ducks from time to time – sometimes by accidents, or even deliberately.
Do dogs chase ducks? A dog chasing a bird is a pretty normal canine behavior. Who wouldn’t want to run after things if they’d been blessed with four legs? In his mind’s eye, your pup probably sees the bird as a good substitute for all the kibble you’ve been feeding him.
How do I get my dog to stop chasing ducks? If your dog got a timeout, release him with a treat and praise after the timeout is up. Stay outside for a moment- if he runs straight back to chasing the ducks, give another timeout. Repeat this until he is released and goes off to sniff or pee or anything besides duck chasing. Set your timer for five minutes again.