Bear Sprays — are they good?

I am starting to hike in the White Mountains- sometimes alone and sometimes with my children. Bears are somewhat of a concern, as are dogs and even people. Would the bear repellent work for people as well as dogs and bears? Would like one item to do it all!! Please advise!

Dear A.G.,

Bear Sprays (Bear Repellents) have the same active ingredient as any pepper spray: the concentrated pepper extract. It works on animals by the same principle as it works on humans.

We recommend these two Bear Sprays :

Buy the BR-9 Bear Spray here…


and another variety:


You can buy this Bear spray by Mace here.

With the summer around the corner the Bear sprays are going quickly. Please secure your bear spray today!