It’s A Duck! No, It’s A Dog!


Pet humiliation sinks to new depths with this muzzle that will turn any self-respecting pooch into a quacker. I saw these at the giant pet emporium out in Odaiba, and unlike the fluffy pink afro wigs and Princess Leia costumes that marked the previous low point for canine companions, this time it’s not just small dogs who can feel the shame. These muzzles come sized to embarrass even the most stately breeds!

If you’d like to visit Odaiba the next time you’re in Tokyo, direction & maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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