Kidding aside! Dog collars and leashes have given dog owners the convenience of walking their dog to the park without the fear of your dog running away to chase something that triggers his curious mind. What if your dog crosses the street upon chasing that particular thing he is so interested in, or what if your dog bite a by passer that might sue you and possibly get you and your dog in trouble.
Even for dogs that are trained to always be on your side while walking, it is common logic as their master that dogs do not have the same level of thinking as humans. So it is advisable to use a dog collar and a dog leash whenever you need to take your dog out.
In dog training such as agility training, a dog collar and leash is necessary in order to fully guide your untrained dog to obstacles which he needs to master. For a dog that has a short attention span a dog collar with a leash might help you get his attention. Even when walking your dog, you can still train your dog by pulling him back whenever he misbehaves.
Since a dog collar is the most popular dog accessory in the market, buying the right one for your dog is easy. You can even find dog collars on the World Wide Web (Internet), though for some dog owners it will be hard because there are thousands of collars to choose from. Here are some of the most popular dog collars available in the market today:
Nylon Dog Collars
If you want a really sturdy dog collar, choose nylon dog collar that is by far the toughest dog collar available on the market today.
Leather Dog Collars
If you want to give your dog a classy look, choose a leather dog collars that is very comfortable for your dog since the leather is softened by the oils of your dog’s skin.
Buckle Dog Collars
There are also buckle collars which have an easy fasten and release mechanism.
Designer Dog Collars
For fashionable dog owners, a designer dog collar is what you are probably looking for. Designer dog collars are made of either leather or nylon and come in colorful designs to match their master’s outfit.
Dog Training Collars
For stubborn dogs that need a lot of training there are dog collars that are specifically made for dog training purposes. There are electronic dog training collars that are use to eliminate dog’s excessive barking and other unwanted behaviors.