While cats may not be as fond of their cute cat collar as you are it is important for them to wear it, and for safety sake it’s best if it is a breakaway cat collar. Because cats like to crawl into small spaces, climb trees, hide behind bushes or furniture they have a greater chance of getting caught on something. A breakaway cat collar allows the cat to get out of the collar if she is in a dangerous situation. This can save a cat from choking or becoming injured if she becomes stuck on something and can’t get free.
Before going out to buy a breakaway collar there are a few things you should consider. Continue reading
More pet parents want to be more environmental in their purchases and the industry is responding with more choices in ecologically sound products like green pet collars. Green pet colors doesn’t necessarily refer to color, although it can. These pet collars simply made from things like recycled or sustainable products.
There are some really creative and innovative companies that are fulfilling a need and creating a business they feel passionate about. Some companies are recycling products like bicycle tires and making them into pet collars. Other companies are using sustainable products like hemp and organic cotton to make soft but very durable pet collars and leashes. Continue reading
Cats are very different from dogs, so they require a different thought pattern when researching or shopping for a cute pet collar. Because they are so different you shouldn’t use cat collars for your dog, or vice versa. Pet parents … Continue reading
Many of us were excited by the idea of having a GPS unit for our car, but as technology progresses we are able to find more and more uses for it. GPS pet tracking devices use the same satellites as other GPS devices to transmit information that can help us find a lost pet. These pet tracking devices are easily attached to the collar, or sometimes the unit comes as its own GPS tracking collar. With some of these systems you can even create safe spots or boundaries. When your pet leaves these safe areas you will receive a message letting you know. Continue reading
This site primarily focuses on all things cat, but since it’s not uncommon to have both cats and dogs in the same household, I have a couple of articles relating to dogs, like this one.
To start with, the weight and width of the collar should be proportional to your dog’s size. You also want to make sure the dog collar fits you and your dog’s day to day needs. Small dogs will have much different needs than large dogs. If you have a large dog that tends to lunge when he gets excited you’ll need to take this into consideration when looking at collars. Continue reading
Walking a dog can be more difficult than fun if the dog pulls or drags you behind, but with a no-pull dog harness walking can become more fun again. These harnesses are specifically designed to stop pulling and make it easier to walk your dog. Most of them are also designed to put pressure on the chest instead of the trachea so the walk is more comfortable for your dog as well.
With so many choices available it can be difficult to know which collars are best. Besides having a collar that looks nice you need a collar that is safe and one that will help you maintain better control of your dog without causing pain or other possible negative side effects that can come with some dog training collars. Continue reading