Prey drive is a natural instinct in dogs that motivates them to chase and catch prey. It is a complex behavior that involves a combination of genetics, training, and socialization.
Dogs have prey drive because it is a survival instinct. It helped their ancestors to find food and stay safe.
Provide your dog with plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. A tired dog is less likely to be interested in chasing prey.
Chasing squirrels, birds, or other small animals
Keeping your dog on a leash when you are outside.
If you are struggling to manage your dog's prey drive, or if your dog's prey drive is causing problems, such as biting or aggression