Watch: Black bear chases small dog outside Florida home

A Florida family was frightened by a black bear that came on their property and chased their dog

NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. – A family living in the Florida panhandle was on edge, after a black bear ran on their property and chased their small dog.

The encounter, near Destin, was all captured by their Ring doorbell camera.

The family’s camera recorded the moments when the bear was chasing the small dog near the side of the house.

A man in the video started to make loud noises to scare the bear away.

The family said their dog is afraid to go outside after the encounter with the bear on Wednesday night.

The family also said they are being extra cautious about letting their children play in their yard.

No one was injured during the encounter with the bear.

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