If you have a dog or you’re going to get a dog, one of the most important things you’ll be buying is a collar. Your dog’s collar is used to walk them securely on a leash without them running away, to hold their ID tag, and the right type of collar can be used to prevent a dog from pulling on the leash. While there are dozens of styles to choose from, here are the three best kinds of dog collar.
If your dog pulls on the leash, this is the collar for you. The Martingale collar is like the flat collar, but where your leash connects to the collar is a small loop that is used to cinch the collar a couple of inches tighter around your dog’s neck when he pulls.
This is a safe compromise to those who wish to use choke chains, and they make your dog a lot happier and are less likely to damage their trachea.
The rolled collar is great for people who want a collar that looks stylish or expensive and is best used for dogs who walk politely on the leash.
Rolled collars are typically round like rope and are made of rolled leather. They typically close with a buckle like the ones used on belts. Rolled collars usually are brown leather but are also made in trendier colours like orange and purple
The Flat Collar
This is the most commonly used type of collar and for good reason. All dog owners should keep one of these on standby.
The flat collar is typically made of lightweight nylon and can easily be washed if needed.
They come in an infinite number of different colours and patterns and close by a simple buckle snap. They’re safe for dogs the pull on the leash because they’re wide enough to prevent harming your dog’s trachea.