ISC I hear what you're saying and agree 100%.
Sure if I KNEW I was going to be getting into trouble I'd carry a .45 - no wait a 12 gauge - no wait I wouldn't go there!
The point is most people don't carry 24/7 and don't need to so while out jogging the NAA is better than pointing your finger or a small knife.
I would suggest upgrading to the .22 mag tho.
And yes the dog might bite but while it was locked on my arm or leg I would stick that NAA in its ear. I figure they are contact range weapons.
You cannot arm slaves and expect them to remain slaves, nor can you disarm a free people and expect them to remain free.