"Muzzles have done more to protect owners and their dogs than legislation", quote by Dr Mugford.
With tougher laws surrounding antisocial dog behaviour coming into force, dog owners might find themselves worried what the changes could mean for them. The legal changes mean a possible 14-year prison sentence for owners of dogs that kill, as well as gaol terms for people whose animals attack a person in a home or private property, or attack assistance animals such as guide dogs.
Our range of Baskerville Muzzles are reassuring owners practical help is on-hand to control assertive, potentially aggressive, animals or those who are nervous and might lash out to protect themselves. The muzzles provide reassurance while safeguarding the dog’s comfort and wellbeing. guaranteeing both dog welfare and human safety. “Anyone who is uncertain about their dog’s response to an unusual or stressful situation should be thinking about using a muzzle,” Dr Mugford said. “Muzzles are frequently used by responsible owners in all sorts of situations – such as controlling excitable animal during vet visit, when meeting new dogs, or during busy events and gatherings – and new products have been designed to be welfare friendly.
“They are another great tool in the training box for responsible owners – alongside good discipline and positive reinforcement – and ultimately provide peace of mind if you are worried about a dog’s reaction.”