In another thread about nose flicking and mouth slapping ----
Originally Posted by Harry and Lola
Isn't licking their mouths and up to their nose a sign of anxiety and nervousness?
you said "Our thought as well,so what is she nervous about ? Zola does that when we are getting ready to go for a walk AND mouth slaps..... "
Zola is in a lot of stress even getting ready to go for that walk . A muzzle is not going to help while you drag her out into a situation that creates stress upon stress . That is a lot of apprehension --- the dog may very well bite and that is what you need to prevent.
What is her fear .