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When Should A Dog Wear A Muzzle?

If there is any chance that your dog could bite, or your dog is aggressive, spiteful, or reacts aggressively, or your dog is in an area of distress, then you should really think about investing and training your dog in wearing a dog muzzle. This might not mean that you have to muzzle your dog in every situation; just the ones that present the possibility of an injury, based on how your dog has responded to similar situations in the past. If your dog is aggressive, and/or has bit another dog or human in the past, muzzling can be used to ensure safety. If your dog has a history of biting, or has bit another animal or human in the past, consider using a muzzle when he is in unfamiliar social situations.

If your dog has a history of biting or aggression, wearing a muzzle while you are outside in public may help to communicate to others to stay at arms length. Training your dog to wear a muzzle can help reduce the stress of an examination room, both for humans and for your dog, since nobody is worried about being bit. If your dog is ever injured or suffers an injury, having your dog become comfortable wearing a muzzle may prevent the bite from being delivered to a veterinarian employee trying to help your dog. Remember, if your dog is injured or hurt, having the muzzle on him or her before trying to move him or carry him may also prevent a bite to you or to others trying to help your dog safely get to a veterinarian.

For example, if your dog is stressed out while at the vets office or while going to a hair salon, using a muzzle might be good. Even though you may be temporarily muzzling your dog in these situations, you will still want to think about behavioral changes that will help them get used to the grooming or the vet visits. You also do not want to use your dogs muzzle on behavioral issues such as chewing or barking.

Many dogs only need muzzling in special situations, such as when visiting a veterinarian, but others might need a muzzle for everyday walks until they learn how to modify their behaviors. Introducing dogs to new environments wearing a muzzle is not sufficient to help them get used to it. Of course, wearing a muzzle at first feels unnatural for most dogs, but you can help a dog acclimate to wearing a muzzle with a slower, positive reinforcement training technique using treats and food.

One of the most humane tools that you can use when training a dog is a muzzle, as it helps manage his or her behaviors, all the while protecting him, you, and others. It is just a temporary tool that can be used while you are working on correcting the dogs behavior with a veterinarian or trainer.

When you reach a stage in their conditioning where they are capable of holding a muzzle longer, you can begin using one on walks or any other time a situation calls for it. Increase wear times Once your dog is successfully getting in a muzzle, your next goal should be getting your dog used to wearing a muzzle for longer and longer periods. Once your dog is comfortable, you can slowly build the time that you allow between putting on the muzzle and giving your dog his treats. Once you have finally got the muzzle fully zipped, snap it off and let him or her have another treat.

Repeat this as many times as necessary until the dogs are comfortable with having their faces inside of a muzzle. Repeat to make them stick their noses into the muzzle, and finally to hold the muzzle in for longer and longer periods. Once you are able to make them hold the noses into the muzzle themselves, then wiggle the leash as if you were going to strap a muzzle.

Once your dogs are comfortable wearing a muzzle for short periods, be sure to keep up with the routine training to ensure wearing a muzzle is a part of your dogs routine. Gradually increase the amount of time that your dog wears the muzzle, building to wearing it for 15-20 minutes around your house, then using it during training or when he is stressed. If training is mostly done in emergencies, remember to revisit the training with a “magic” muzzle occasionally, reminding your dog that a muzzle is a good thing.

If things do go awry, or boundaries are crossed without your knowledge, a muzzle prevents your dog from biting, giving you peace of mind during training sessions or situations like these.

There are some situations in which the muzzle can be extremely helpful, and sometimes the dogs muzzle is even required, but there are also other scenarios where a dogs muzzle is absolutely not a good option. There are specific situations with some breeds of dogs and their owners in which muzzling may be a better choice, such as controlling aggression or history of biting. Most canine experts agree that there is likely a time in each dog’s life where an owner will have to use a muzzle. In these instances, the muzzle is your best tool to ensure the safety of everyone, including your dog.

The most common mistakes are using the muzzle only when something unpleasant is going to happen to your dog (such as if it is going to get shot), expecting your dog to immediately accept the muzzle, or leaving the muzzle on too long. If you remove a muzzle right after your dog struggles with or claws it, your dog can learn those actions remove the muzzle. Remove the muzzle every time your dog shows signs of distress.

£11.49 (£310.54 / kg)
  • COMFORTABLE & BREATHABLE: Practical and reliable dog muzzle is made with high-quality black nylon material, designed to be well-fitting and long-lasting. The interior of the muzzle has extra soft padding providing the ultimate comfort for your pet. Minimize restraint and injury to dogs.
  • SOFT & LIGHTWEIGHT MUZZLE FOR DOGS: Mesh design gives all-around mouth protection allowing canines unrestricted eating, drinking and panting while preventing biting. Soft muzzle for dogs used for safe socialization, safe handling during vet visits, grooming or dog travelling.
  • ADJUSTABLE & BREATHABLE: Adjustable at snout and neck strap. Keep the muzzle tight enough to control his bite, but loose enough to allow freedom to pant and yawn
  • SAFE & SECURE: Ergonomically designed safety strapping ensures muzzle will remain securely in place, and features easy to fit and secure Lock-on Buckle
  • EASY TO WEAR & CLEAN: 1, Open the velcro, put this muzzle on your dog’s mouth and then find the most comfortable angle for your dog. 2, Stick the velcro and adjust the straps over your dog head. 3, Buckle closure. It is recommended to buy 2 muzzles for your dog to replace, do not wear wet o dirty muzzle again!
  • DOGS CAN PANT AND DRINK: The Baskerville Anti Scavenge Muzzle HUMANE DESIGN allows dogs to pant (when hot or stressed) and drink. SUITABLE FOR DAILY WALKS and longer periods of wear.
  • ANTI SCAVENGING GUARD: this muzzle is a specially designed with an additional guard insert to PREVENT SCAVENGING of FOOD and WILDLIFE.
  • IDEAL FOR REACTIVE DOGS: you can TRAIN and REWARD TREAT your dog if they are reactive around other dogs or new people (remove additonal guard insert)
  • VERSATILE & SAFE: with STRONG plastic muzzle basket. SAFE FOR BITE PREVENTION in all situations. Comes with secure and easy use NECK STRAP CLIP attachment.
  • COMFORTABLE FIT: PADDED NOSE piece and NO METALWORK ON DOGS FACE. Comes in 10 SIZES for dog owners looking for Small, Medium or Large sized dog muzzles. Ideal for LONGER NOSED DOGS e.g. GREYHOUND.
  • DOGS CAN PANT AND DRINK: The Baskerville Ultra Muzzle PATENTED HUMANE DESIGN allows dogs to pant (when hot or stressed) and drink. SUITABLE FOR DAILY WALKS and longer periods of wear.
  • SHAPE FOR CUSTOM FIT: Like a mouth-guard, the Ultra Muzzle can be HEAT SHAPED using warm water to fit DIFFERENT DOG NOSE SHAPES. See fitting guide for more info and to find the BEST SIZE for your dog.
  • IDEAL FOR REACTIVE DOGS: you can TRAIN and REWARD treat your dog if they are reactive around other dogs, people or in new situations like the vet.
  • STRONG & SAFE: Built with strong Thermo Plastic Rubber (TPR) the Ultra Muzzle is SAFE TO PREVENT BITES. Extra secure with LOCKABLE NECK STRAP CLIP, HEADSTRAP and COLLAR ATTACHMENT if needed.
  • COMFORTABLE FIT: Comes in 6 sizes with PADDED STRAPS and NO METAL WORK ON DOGS FACE. Great for dog owners looking for SMALL, MEDIUM or LARGE sized dog muzzles.
£8.99 (£8.99 / count)
  • 🐾BREATHABLE & ADJUSTABLE : The dog muzzle is made of durable nylon breathable mesh, which let your dog breathe almost normally. It has an adjustable strap that allows you to adjust the strap to make it fit perfectly to keep it stable.
  • 🐾ALL-AROUND PROTECTION: 360°all inclusive design gives an all-around cover of the dogs’ mouth. Triangular fixation, more firm and anti-dropping. Effectively prevent biting, licking and chewing.
  • 🐾QUALITY & SAFETY: Practical and reliable dog muzzle made of eco-friendly PVC material, no odor, comfortable and durable design, soft edge fabric, no harm to skin. The ergonomically designed safety overhead strap prevents from taking off by dogs paw.
  • 🐾MEASURMENT: Measure circumference of dog’s mouth and dog neck. We have different sizes for small, medium, large dogs. Please check the size map and choose suitable size. If you are hesitant between the two sizes, smaller will be more suitable. Please double check before purchase.
  • 🐾NOTICE: Please check product description part, which will teach you how to train dog to accept muzzle. Because dogs are anxious about wearing muzzles at the beginning: try to take off muzzles or bite through muzzles.
£8.99 (£8.99 / count)
  • 🐶 PERFECT DESIGN — Breathable mesh design with tongue out, puppies can breathe freely. Triangular fixation, more firm and anti-dropping. Effectively prevent biting, chaos, and chewing.
  • 🐶 HIGH QUALITY MATERIAL — The dog muzzle is made of environmentally-friendly PVC material, has no odor, breathable and comfortable, and the edge fabric is soft and wear-resistant, and it has no harm to the skin.
  • 🐶 ADJUSTABLE STRAP — The dog muzzle has an adjustable strap that allows you to adjust the strap to make it fit perfectly to keep it stable and make sure it won’t be removed by your dog.
  • 🐶 SUITABLE FOR LONG SNOUT DOGS — This secure muzzle is ergonomically designed for dog with long snout. Suitable for Golden Retriever, Border Collie, German Shepherd Dog, Labradors, Corgi and other long snout dogs.
  • 🐶 SIZE SELECTION — Please refer to the size chart of picture 7 to choose the suitable size according to the weight and mouth circumference of the dog. Any question, contact us anytime.
£6.99 (£1.40 / count)
  • FITS DIFFERENT SIZES DOGS:Package includes 5 different sizes,fits most sizes of dogs,including small dogs,medium dogs,large dogs and all ages dogs.5 different sizes,there is always a suitable size dog muzzle for your pet dog,even they have grown up.For more size details,you can refer to the Product Description page below.
  • DURABLE AND BREATHABLE:Made of high quality breathable and soft nylon material,these dog muzzles are very sturdy and durable,will not easy to be damaged by dogs.They have good air permeability and are soft and lightweight.Dogs will not feel stuffy or burdened when wearing these dog muzzles,very friendly to your pet dogs.
  • ADJUSTABLE AND COMFORTABLE:The strap connecting to the neck is adjustable,you can adjust its length according to your dog,keeping the dog muzzle securely in place,ensuring it is snug and anti-slipped.They can be adjusted to the most appropriate size,tight enough to control his bite, but also have space to allow freedom to pant and yawn.
  • EASY WEARING AND NOT EASY FALLING OFF:This dog muzzle adopts buckle design,helps to put on or take off the dog muzzle easily and quickly.With the buckle,it’s very convenient and simple to adjust the right size for your pet dog. And it will not easily fall off itself once the buckle be plugged in,very firm and safe.
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL DOG MUZZLES:Wearing this dog muzzle on your dog when walking your dog or take him/her out,can not only prevent dogs from inadvertently biting or hurting others,but can also effectively prevent dogs from chewing unclean food outsides.It also prevents dogs from barking and bothering others’ work and rest.
  • Comfortable and Breathable : This dog muzzle is made of nylon mesh breathable material. The fabric is soft and comfortable. After wearing it, your dogs can breathe freely without affecting breathing. It will bring a comfortable feeling to your dog.
  • Adjustable : This dog mouth has a velcro design and an adjustable snap design, which can be adjusted according to the dog’s mouth shape. It is suitable for merging with double-layer velcro and firmly fixed.
  • Rugged and Durable : reinforced nylon material, strong and durable buckle, multi-layer reinforced weaving process, double-layer velcro design, is a high-quality dog ??muzzle, can protect the dog when traveling safely.
  • Safety Protection : The curved design suitable for the dog’s mouth can safely and perfectly ensure that the muzzle can be firmly fixed in the mouth. The fixed lock and velcro can be easily worn on the dog without slipping, safe and reliable.
  • After-Sales Service : If you are not satisfied with our products, you can contact me at any time, we will provide free replacement or full refund service. If you have any questions about the product, you can also contact us at any time, we will provide you with strong support to solve the problem.
£6.99 (£6.99 / count)
  • Product content: Red and black dog muzzle S size × 1, weight 27g, made of breathable polyester mesh material to protect pets from harm.
  • Adjustable: Humanized adjustable size design, with anti-scratch and release buckle (need to be used together with the strap, buckle on the strap).
  • Safe and reliable: effectively prevent dogs from barking, eating unclean objects, biting habits, hurting people or objects.
  • Does not affect breathing: the front opening does not affect breathing, and the inner layer is thickened and cushioned to reduce friction
  • Does not affect drinking water: Wear a mask, the dog’s mouth can still be slightly opened and not tight, so that the dog can drink water without pressure.
£13.99 (£13.99 / count)
  • ⭐ [ALL-ROUND PROTECTION & BREATHABLE]Nobleza Dog Muzzle has a basket design that gives an all-around cover of the dogs’ mouth, in that way the dogs can keep away from barking, biting and chewing dirty foods. You can get rid of the annoyance that your dog chewing your leather seat in your car. Your dog can pant, drink through the muzzle due to the wide holes of the muzzle. This design allows for maximum ventilation to prevent your dog from overheating, and make it possible for you to feed treats.
  • ✨ [ADJUSTABLE AND COMFORTABLE] Nobleza Dog Training Muzzle is ergonomically designed. A very thoughtful elastic band is added on the over-head safety strap to reduce the tension when tightened and avoid the muzzle chaffing your dog’s nose. The adjustable neck strap fit on your dog’s neck tightly and securely, while the safety loop is fixed to your dog’s regular collar. You will never worry about it falling off.
  • 🌟 [SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION] Nobleza Dog Mouth Cover is made of environmentally friendly materials, providing a full range of oral protection, will not make your dog’s mouth discomfort and skin damage.
  • 🐕 [MEASURE BEFORE BUYING] It is strongly advised that you measure your dog before purchase, please refer to the size guide. Small: Snout Length: 8 cm, 3.15 in; Snout Circumference: 26 cm, 10.24 in; Neck Circumference: 39-51 cm, 15.35-20.08 in; Medium: Snout Length: 9 cm, 3.54 in; Snout Circumference: 28 cm,11.02 in; Neck Circumference: 45-59 cm, 17.72-23.23 in; Large: Snout Length: 10 cm, 3.94 in; Snout Circumference: 33 cm, 12.99 in; Neck Circumference: 47-61 cm, 18.51-24.02 in.
  • 🐶 [WIDE APPLICATION] 3 sizes for your option, suitable for all dog size from puppy small to large. Ideal for aggressive and energetic dogs, to use during training, daily walk, safe handling during veterinary visits, grooming, or dog travel.
  • NOTICE: Please check product description part or video in this product listing (L-Black),which will teach you how to train dog to accept muzzle.Because dogs are anxious about wearing muzzles at the beginning: try to take off muzzles or bite through muzzles.
  • MEASURMENT:Measure circumference of dog’mouth and dog neck.Please check the second picture and choose suitable size .If you are hesitant between the two sizes, smaller will be more suitable.Please double check before purchase.
  • ADJUSTABLE: different sizes to accommodate various breeds so you can find just the perfect fit for your pup.
  • HIGH QUALITY: Made of durable, high-quality nylon that can stand up to daily use and is comfortable to wear.
  • PREVENTING BITING: Ideal for aggressive and energetic pups, to use during training or for your everyday walks around the neighborhood.

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