My dog bed adventure

When I got my first dog, I thought getting all his gear would be simple and straight forward; dog bed, grooming kit, food, lead, collar, you know, the usual stuff. But unfortunately it didn't turn out this way. In fact, it was much more complicated. I guess like everything these days, there's a choice to be made. The same goes when buying bits for your pet dog, which until recently, I didn't realise.

Let's take the bedding for example. I just wanted a dog bed, something that was sensibly priced that was going to provide my new four legged friend a comfortable and warm place to get some sleep. I pretty much had a good idea in my head of what I was going to go for; something with soft sides, but deep walled. He's an Alsatian so it had to be reasonably big too. But apart from that I also wanted something that was going to last a while, quality at a reasonable price is what I wanted.

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Halloween dog costumes

Your pet dog is an integral part of your family and as Halloween is knocking at the door, you can make your dog feel special by dressing him up on this occasion. You can either make a full costume or just the headpiece of the costume as your pet might not be too keen in wearing the complete costume. Given are some ideas on Halloween dog costumes that you can start preparing from today in order to make your dog look best for the upcoming event.

The very first of all dog costumes in our list is the 'hot dog' costume. In order to prepare this Halloween costume for your pet, the following things will be needed- tan colored lightweight foam for the hot dog buns, glues, scissors, felts for adding on the ketchup and mustard and at last but not the least, a dog harness for helping your dog manage this costume. The first step requires you to cut out buns from the foam.

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Dog harnesses vs dog collars?

There always seems to be a question of which tool is best for walking, training, etc. As a dog owner, you may be wondering whether the dog collar or dog harness is best. They both have benefits, but which one is the superior of the two?

There are several factors when deciding which of these is better. A dog harness and collar can be used in similar ways to compare the two. However, they are also very different so the best of the two really depends on the goal you are trying to achieve.

Dog collars are best to hang identification tags. They also are the best for teaching your dog commands. They are very helpful for training.

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Breed specific dog collars

Dog collars can be customized to fit your specific style or need. One fun way to show off your dog is to invest in a breed specific dog collar. Breed specific dog collars can bring a lot of attention to the owners as well, which can especially be nice for dog breeders or owners during dog shows.

Breed specific dog collars are a good choice for dog breeders. Dog designs showcase specific dog breeds, which advertises the dog breeding business easily on a collar. What cuter way to show off your business of breeding dachshund dogs than showing off other cute dachshunds on their dog collar?

There are a lot of different breed specific dog collar choices out there. Most breed specific dog collars use a ribbon that has the dog breed printed on. Printed dog collars usually work best when printed on cotton ribbon because of its durability and machine washable ability.

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The all new fashion fads - Dog clothing

So, you thought that this was only you who could stock different clothing items in your wardrobe? Well, not really! Your pet too has many options to choose from in dog clothing. From modern jackets to chic sweat suits, your pet has heaps of options to select from.

Amidst various other items for dog clothing, dog jackets are the most popular. Irrespective of the style you want, you are certain to find one for your pet. Pretend fur, hoodies, turtle necks, thermal hoods, padded jackets...you name it and you are bound to have it.

When it comes to dog jackets, numerous options are open to you. You can find them in many styles as appropriate for every occasion. One popular option is sport jacket. You can dress your dog in a sport jacket when taking him / her for a walk. If you would like your dog to be dressed to kill for a party, it is suggested to grace him with corduroy jacket or stylish silk jackets.

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Finding the perfect personalized dog collar

One thing is for sure, you will be able to find just the right personalized dog collar for your dog, as they come in so many different shapes, sizes, and designs.

You will find that having a beautiful personalized dog collar will look great - it can also prove to be an extra safety measure as well if you put your contact details onto the inside of the collar. You don't need to buy those pretty ugly metal discs that we have all been used to for years. If you don't want to put your details on the inside of the collar, you can even buy a collar tag that matches the design of the collar. How cool is that?

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