How to Choose a Dog Collar

whether you are taking your dog for a walk or let him lounge around the house, picking a suitable dog collar is important for the safety and comfort of your pet.


Walking strong dog requires a special collar. If you need further control of unruly dog during a walk, try using a chain link chain or pinch collar. These collars are to be used only with an escort. While walking his dog, short, quick jerk of these collars will correct the rebellious movements of your dog.

In obedience training class, your instructor may tell you to use chain link chain or pinch collars as a learning tool. If you do not want to use these types of collars, fur collar is also very strong and durable for dogs that pull. Use a leather collar if your pet is tied outside without supervision.

Resting dog should always wear a collar, too. Nylon cloth and cotton collars are good for dogs at rest. Attach the appropriate ID tags urban tags and rabies tags for this collar, and be sure your dog wears it at all times for identification. Even if your dog is micro – chipped, it can be found by someone familiar with the program microchips for pets.

A head collar can be best if you have problems obedience. Place the collar over the dog’s head. When you pull the collar attached to a leash, it will make the dog’s head left, he will not like. Eventually your dog will not pull so much.

Choose a collar with a strong closing metal if your dog tends to draw lots. Plastic caps are fine for obedient dogs. Padded collars are also available for dogs with thin fur around their necks.

Wearing two dog collars at a time is fine. A nylon collar with ID collar and chain, for example, can work together during the walk. When you return home from your walk, and the dog is at rest, remove the collar of the chain. Leave nylon collar on, so that your pet is dressed with ID at all times in case he lost.