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Choosing a Proper Dog Collar

Updated on February 28, 2011

Whether you are just getting a new puppy, or have had one for a long time, it's important to choose a proper dog collar for your furry friend. With so many types and styles, it can often be difficult to know what to look for in a collar. Every dog is different and needs different characteristics in a collar. With a slight amount of information, you will be able to better choose the type of dog collar needed for your pup. For puppies, a simply nylon or fabric collar is best. Since puppies are smaller and not comfortable wearing collars, the lightweight textile will be best. There are many adorable styles of nylon, fabric, and ribbon collars for puppies in any fashion to go with your dog's personality. As your dog grows bigger and more comfortable, you may want to move to a sturdier collar such as a leather or vinyl A leather or vinyl collar will last longer, and is best for older dogs since they tend to be heavier. If your dog pulls when walking, a <a href="">dog harness</a> may be a better choice. With a harness, you will have more control over the dog's chest to prevent pulling. No matter what kind of dog collar is right for your dog, there are tons of cute styles and choices to match any personality. Also, don't forget to pick up the matching <a href="">dog leash</a> so you and your fur baby can go for walks together.


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