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Buying a Dog Collar

Most dog owners have to buy one important thing for their pet- dog collar. The collar is of great help when it comes to enhancing security for your dog. These pets love to wander in every area, sometimes even in places you cannot imagine. As such, a dog collar helps you to ensure that your dog remains at home; or at least within the vicinity.

Further, the collar is used in training and helps you to identify your dog easily. Some dog owners will include their contact details on the dog collar for easier identification.

It is very essential that you choose a good dog collar for the following reasons:
• The dog will spend most of its time with the collar
• A good dog collar will indicate good grooming for the pet.
There are several factors that you must consider while buying a dog collar.

These include:

• Size of your dog
You should be very sure of your dog’s size before purchasing a dog collar. The collar should not be too small lest the dog is choked or bruised. It should not also be too big lest the dog loses it at any given time. Most dog owners prefer buying the collar while being accompanied by the pet to ensure that the size is correct.

• Material
The material used to make the dog collar should be durable. This saves a dog owner a lot of costs. However, the material should not be too heavy or too light for your pet.

• Purpose
A dog training collar should differ from the electric dog collar. An electric dog collar is used to discourage a certain behavior in a dog. Still, it is important to note that training also differs, and the type of collar chosen will differ in this regard. A dog collar should be chosen depending on its purpose.

• Your personality
Dog collars come in different colors and styles, and you should choose a collar that matches to your personality. You may also choose a collar that indicates the character of your dog.