More than all other times, pet owners are buying accessories for their pets. The collar is the most important of all pets accessories because it helps a lot when it comes to the safety of the pet. A collar is also a necessary tool as it helps to attach a lead for exercises. In the case where a pet strays or gets lost, it would be easier for you to find it if they have a tag on. It is often recommended that you have your mobile number or telephone only on the tag. You should avoid having your dogs name on the tag because if someone has an ill intention of luring your pet away, they can easily do so using their name.
You will get a collar to match your dog regardless of the breed of the size. It is also a great idea to match the sex of your dog and also its personality to the collar that you choose for them. A medium collar, pink in color or maybe blue with a few decorations would go so well with a small female dog If your pet is a male dog, and you should go for a leather collar with crocodile prints and a few accessories in it.
Nylon, leather and fabric are the main materials that are used to make collars. Many people prefer leather because it long lasting and versatile, it had also been used traditionally and is very comfortable. If you choose nylon, ensure that you are getting it for smaller breeds. Canvas and fabric are great for sporty dogs that love to go in water as they dry easily and also faster.
The most common of fastenings is buckle, slips, and snaps but there is also a very wide variety that you can choose from. A buckle works perfectly with leather, and it is also the most traditional method. You can also leave this type of buckle on your dog for a very long time as I is very safe and tight. Snaps are mostly preferred for smaller breeds and also for nylon and fabric as they are easy to use and remove in case of danger, you can also use them on cats. Slips are most suitable for greyhounds as they work on the tension and also tighten as the owner pulls the lead.
When choosing your dogs accessories and collars, you have a very wide variety to choose from. The most important thing that you should look out for is the safety of the dog more than the beauty of the accessory. The best thing is that you can still find an appealing collar and a safe one at the same time. Choosing a collar for your pet is not as difficult as it seems.