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muzzle

(mŭz′əl)
n.
1. The forward, projecting part of the head of certain animals, such as dogs, including the mouth, nose, and jaws; the snout.
2. A device that is fitted over an animal's snout, often used to prevent biting or eating.
tr.v. muz·zled, muz·zling, muz·zles
To put a muzzle on (an animal).

muz′zler n.
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It is far less stressful for a dog to be muzzled if she has been trained to wear one in a calm setting.
If your dog needs to be muzzled for routine care or grooming, you have some counter-conditioning work to do to help her learn to love (or at least happily tolerate) these events!
She added: "He was annoyed that we were persistent in our insistence that the dog was muzzled.
One said: "These people should be muzzled and made to act the fool." Another called the trainers "despicable human beings".
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Donna Thomson sai" "Don't think they should be muzzled but all dogs should be kept on a lead."
When muzzled, a pet begins to rely upon species-specific calming and cut-off signals to communicate with their owner.
I told her she should have her dog muzzled. I got a load of abuse.
Under Irish law certain dog breeds must be muzzled while out in public.
Demers, including to have the dogs muzzled whenever they are outside her home.
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The dog should have been muzzled, it was so strong - I don't want to think about what would have happened if it had been a child."