I second keeping the nails short. Once your cat realizes that he has the dog terrorized, and is in no danger, he should calm down and cease attacking on sight. On the other hand, he/she will likely use this power to take over the house and boxx the dog around.
Dr. Seuss~DLH (brother's cat)~June 2007-
Misty~DSH (my cat & Mooby's mom)-?- Sept. 15, 2014
MooBoots(Mooby) ~ DMH(Mom's cat)~July 21, 2008-
Sunshine~ Golden retriever X white german sheperd (Dad's dog)~October 24, 2008-