They need water. At night, they need predator-proof housing to protect them from raccoons, mink and other varmints who might like a duck dinner. If a dog does attack, your child should know how to protect the most vulnerable parts of the body. Bombays have a reputation for inventiveness and curiosity, taking well to leash training and enjoying a good game of fetch. Dr. Becker can be found at Facebook.com/DrMartyBecker or on Twitter at DrMartyBecker.