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Nope. The "lock jaw" you are referring to does not exist, it is a myth.

There are 2 types of real "lock jaw" out there though:

1. An illness called Tetanus (

2. A comic book character "An Inhuman transformed into the shape of a dog by the terrigen Mists" (

So unless you want to give your dog tetanus or make him hang out in the terrigen myths, I wouldn't "train your dog to lock its jaw"

I have owned Pit bulls and other terriers. I have had this discussion with my best friend who also owns pit bulls.

We exhausted every avenue of "lock-jaw". Read every thing we could find about lock jaw and asked numerous Vets.

They all had the same ......No dog on this earth has "lock-jaw". The only case of a dog having lock-jaw was a dog with tetanus lock-jaw, it is very rare that a dog gets this type of disease , that is the only type of lock-jaw a dog may get. It's a medical condition , nothing to do with the actual "lock-jaw"

I hope this ed your question...there is no such thing as a dog with "lock-jaw". Its a myth.

Check out this site, its the one we found to be most creditable and he confirmed the "lock-jaw" myth

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