It is a very sad states of affairs but we do live in an era where we do need to think about protecting ourselves from not just animals but also people.
There is a web site called AAA Safety First who also believe this as they have a wide range of self-defence products that can be purchased and used to protect yourself from a sudden attack.
Be it pepper spray, mace, stun guns, tasers or even ninja throwing stars, this web site lists them a and a hell of a lot more!
They even offer protection if you are unlucky enough to live in a State that has a lot of bear attacks. There are even humane sprays and products available on their web site for use against dogs an other animal attacks that might occur.
There are also products that you can install in your home to make it more secure such as scanners.
This really is your one stop shop for all your protection needs.
So if you feel the need to protect yourself and your family from most types of danger then I suggest popping along to AAA Safety First and checking out their list of items that could make your life safer.