A break stick is a tool used to break up a fight between dogs of any breed where one dog has a firm grip and hold on the other dog. A break stick should ONLY be used to remove a dog that has a firm grip on another dog; it should never be placed in the mouth of a dog that is snapping or lunging. Break sticks are also known as parting sticks.
Break sticks may be considered to be dog fighting paraphernalia in some areas so please bear that in mind when carrying one on your person.
The tool is something that you hope to never have to use, but you will be very thankful to have should you ever need it. We highly recommend that anyone with a multiple dog household, regardless of breed, have at least one break stick handy. It often helps to have a few in different locations. I carry mine when walking my dog as well. Even if you only have one dog, a break stick can be used to break up a dog fight with loose dogs that you may encounter on your daily walks as well.