This is wonderful material for a muzzle and had it fit, I would have been happy. It did not fit and it was not worth sending it back and flipping a coin to see what sizes I would have to try until I get the right fit. If you can get the right size, this will be a great muzzle to have.
I followed instructions & measured both my dogs for these muzzles, but when I got them they were way too big, so much so that I may even need 2 sizes down. The measurements were way off.
My 28 lb girl is reactive at first meet/greetings. This does prevent her from biting in that initial fear response (been working with a trainer for a year and have years of experience, she is a troubled rescue). The problem is that when she realized she could "dig" at it with her front paws, she shredded the mesh. The skeleton is still there but I think we need something tougher. This has nothing to do with Chewy though, you are great.
comfortable, well fitting... just what my Dobie needed to transition from reactive dog to pack animal. Kept her calm and other dogs safe. Only needed a short while till she figured out she was safe. Shouldn't be worn for long periods during exercise as there is little ability to pant and cool body. Worked perfectly for our purpose.
We followed the measuring guidelines and found them to be incredibly inaccurate. The mesh muzzle, though quality wise is fantastic, required immediate return due to significant size issue.
I didn't realize that this muzzle was open in the front. It may stop your dog from opening its mouth very wide but it can easily still eat things it finds on the ground (deer poop, in our case) or lick things it should not. It could be dramatically improved if they also put a mesh piece across the snout opening. Really disappointed.
First day. Fits well. Medium-sized dog can drink water, lick, just cannot bite. Ripped in two places.
I have a GSD and this is a very good good fit for him. Not thrilled how close it comes to his eyes but over its good.
These are very well made and comfortable for my dogs. I searched high and low to replace my old ones and I am so happy to have found them at Chewy’s. Now I can have all my intact girls out together. They also seem to calm them down immediately.
When treating a painful perceived invasion and fear of pain might cause them to be more aggressive.