Why Does Your Dog Need a Dog Collar?
Of course dogs need dog collars. Without a collar you wouldn’t be able to attach a leash or identifying tags and you wouldn’t be able to restrain your dog when necessary. A dog collar also identifies your dog as owned by someone and not a stray. There are many kinds of Dog Collars to choose from, but what kind do you need? And how do you choose a good one?
Three Kinds of Dog Collars to choose from.
There a three basic kinds of Dog Collars to choose from. Standard collars buckle on using metal buckles, usually come in solid colors and are made of nylon webbing because it’s long lasting, strong, and durable. These are utilitarian collars and are often used on hunting dogs and working dogs.
Adjustable Dog Collars are very popular and have plastic buckles. They snap closed, and are very easy to put on and take off. If you choose an Adjustable Dog Collar you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of very cool colors and designs. They are very popular and commonly are available with a matching Dog Leash.
Finally you can choose a Martingale Collar which will slip over your dogs head and tightens slightly when pulled. These martingale dog collars are excellent for escape artists as they are more secure on leash walks.
Choose a Well Made Collar that fits.
You can find many excellent choices on line and invite you to visit our web site at www.Sylvans.net. We’ve been making dog collars for over 20 years and we have an excellent reputation for quality. Regardless of where you purchase your collar, look for a buckle that is strong enough to hold your dog and be sure get a collar that is neither too loose because it might slip off, nor too tight because it might choke your dog. You should be able to insert at least two fingers between your dogs collar and his neck for a comfortable fit.
Author: Linda Martuch, President. Sylvan & Sons, Genuine Dog Gear