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Does a dog need a collar?

10/24/22 12:44 PM

Does a dog need a collar?
A dog collar is an essential accessory for every dog – right?Maybe, maybe not. Here’s what to consider.Why Your Dog Needs a CollarDog collars serve a couple very important functions.First, dog collars allow you to clip on a leash. Most dog collars are designed with a metal D-ring for that purpose. It’s vital to be able to restrain your dog with a leash; even if you typically allow your dog off-leash, there will be times – such as trips to th...
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How to clean a leather dog collar

10/17/22 1:46 PM

How to clean a leather dog collar
Like all dog collars, leather dog collars get dirty over time, but how do you clean a leather dog collar right? Here’s how to clean your dog’s leather collar the right way to protect the delicate material and keep it looking great.How to Clean a Leather Dog CollarClean your dog’s leather collar with one of these methods:Plain water with a microfiber cloth.Try this first if your dog’s leather collar isn’t too dirty and just needs a refresh. Dip th...
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Should I take my dog’s collar off at night?

10/11/22 1:44 PM

Should I take my dog’s collar off at night?
Is it okay to leave your dog’s collar on 24/7 or is there a good reason to take it off? Here are a number of reasons for and against removing your dog’s collar at nighttime.Why You Should Take Your Dog’s Collar Off at NightThere are a few compelling arguments for removing your dog’s collar before they go to sleep at night:To prevent choking.It’s heartbreaking to think about, but every year dogs lose their lives when their collar gets caught on so...
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Why does my dog love his collar?

10/07/22 1:45 PM

Why does my dog love his collar?
Is your dog in love with their collar? Maybe your dog gets super excited at the sight of it, maybe they resist you taking it off, or maybe they become inconsolable when you take the collar off and wait impatiently for you to put it back on. These are a few signs that your dog loves their collar. But why?Here are some possible reasons your dog loves their collar so much.Your Dog Associates Their Collar with Walks / Going OutsideIf your dog only we...
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How to clean a smelly dog collar

09/30/22 1:45 PM

How to clean a smelly dog collar
Your dog’s collar may not look dirty, but it smells bad – it’s time to clean it! How do you wash a smelly dog collar to make it nice and fresh?Dog collars can become stinky over time as they accumulate dead skin, oils, bacteria, and more simply from everyday wear, plus dirt, muddy water, skunk spray, or whatever else your dog has been rolling around in. To get rid of the smell, you have to wash away all the odor-causing substances that have taken...
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