muzzle

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muzzle

1. the projecting part of the face, usually the jaws and nose, of animals such as the dog and horse
2. a guard or strap fitted over an animal's nose and jaws to prevent it biting or eating

muzzle

[′məz·əl]
(ordnance)
The end of the barrel of a gun from which the bullet or projectile emerges.
(vertebrate zoology)
The snout of an animal, as a dog or horse.
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We said the dog had to be muzzled for safety reasons.
She also said both her dogs were muzzled and that one of Mr.
Over 400 firearms had been muzzled or under police safekeeping, he said.
However, there are only four breeds of dog that must be muzzled - pit bull terrier, Japanese tosa, dogo argentino and fila braziliero.
Some cities permit leashed dogs on public transportation without being muzzled, although some systems, such as the water taxis in Venice, Italy, require dogs to be muzzled during travel, or, at the least, that the dog's owner carry a muzzle should it be required.
1) A dog cautiously approaches a coiled, muzzled rattlesnake during a snake avoidance clinic Saturday in Canyon Country.
They raised fears it was not being muzzled by its owners in public, as they were advised to do by police.
If it is defined as the catching and killing of animals, then muzzled coursing is not hunting.
I think you will also find that a lot of attacks are carried out by dogs belonging to the victims' families or friends and often in the home, so therefore would you havea all dogs muzzled day and night?
When all four dogs can be walked together, it is safe to let them in the house, but again, I would introduce Maxfield and one of your dogs at a time in the house, and they should still be muzzled.
Q: CAN you tell me which dogs need to be muzzled by law, as I am thinking of getting a Rottweiler.
One idea is that all dogs be muzzled, to show there is no intention to harm the hares.