The patented OutFox® Field Guard is designed to help protect dogs’ eyes, ears, and noses from foxtail penetration while walking or running over trails or through grasses and while engaging in casual sniffing. Additionally, the Field Guard can be used to help prevent dogs from scavenging and eating harmful items and to help protect their faces from insects such as flies and mosquitoes.

The Field Guard is not a muzzle and should never be used as one, to prevent biting.  

This product allows for dogs to engage in activities normally, which includes picking up balls and sticks for play.  Please note, picking up or chewing, on balls or sticks, while wearing the Field Guard will wear it out faster.

Remember, remove foxtails and other debris from the Field Guard and your dogʼs coat as they appear. Inspect your dog thoroughly for foxtails after every outing. For information on how to wash and care for your Field Guard, please see the Care & Warnings page.

Fitting for Comfort


Pointed Ears

Pointed Ears with and without Field Guard

Dogs with ears that stand up generally don’t have a problem with the Field Guard. It is designed to have a generous amount of space around the dogs head and the mesh is flexible but not stiff or soft. The Field Guard is light-weight and won’t be tight on their ears, but the ears will naturally fold down on their own. Their ears fold down the same as when they duck under a fence or go through a low dog door.