If you have a dog, odds are you be interested in getting him a collar. You should however not just get any dog collar but the right one. The choice of a dog collar will depend on the type of dog in question. You can find collars in various sizes. They can also be bought in different styles.
The aim of dog collars are simple-that of controlling your dog. With a dog leash attached to your dog collar, you will be able to take walks when you want and still be able to control your dog. Because the collar will be such an important part of your dog’s wardrobe it is important that you pay attention several factors.
How large or small your dog collar is, is important. If a dog’s collar is too small it can be very unpleasant for the dog. Not a pleasant or nice thing to do. Collars should be loose enough to rotate but not loose enough to slip over the ears of the dog. Allowance should be made for at least two of your fingers between the collar and dog’s throat. Don’t make it too loose though, dogs are experts at wriggling out of loose collars. You should also ensure that the material of the collar fits with the breed of dog in question. A collar should be able to withstand the strain that will be caused by an attached leash. A Labrador for instance will require sterner stuff in the way of a collar than a Chihuahua.
Yet another important use of dog collars is the option of personalization that it brings. With a personalized dog collar, you will be able to include the details of your dog’s identity. For instance you can include the name of your dog as well as your contact address. You can also decide to add his favorite meal on the collar if you so desire. All this will prove most beneficial in the event that your dog gets lost. Collars can be further personalized with fashion elements. You can get collars in various colors, all of which are designed to ensure your dog gets a different wardrobe every day.