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  1. Collar or harness for leash training?

    New Additions
    Hi! My family and I are bringing home our st bernard/bernese mountain pup in a few weeks and I've been doing lots of research so we can give him the best life. We've decided on crate training and adding baby gates so we can gradually give him more access to the house. I'll also be tether/leash...
  2. What are the best brand accessories for dogs?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    So hello everyone 👋🏼 I’m from Portugal! So I have my Lulu and I love to spoil her, I always want her to be super fashion with best collars, bandanas and harnesses. So here in Portugal there is a new brand, really cool called Malü Pet Wear it’s new and I love all the accessories but I would love...
  3. ???

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    I love their needlepoint collars but haven't purchased yet. I know there are other suppliers, but I like the colors and designs, and dont want the typical needlepoint collar patterns like Nautical Flags ect... Has anyone purchased from them? Let me know!
  4. How much would you spend on a smart dog collar

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    Hi, we have two large dogs at home, my daughter loves them, so for a school project she and her friends are designing a smart dog collar that can keep track of dog's location, heart rate, temperature etc. They have a survey as to the acceptable price of such a collar. Appreciate if anyone can...
  5. Inflatable Dog Recovery Collar for After Surgery or Injury

    Dog Health
    Hello Everyone! Have any of you used this inflatable donut collar post surgery? What do you think of it? Thank you in advance for your input!
  6. Dog Tracker for short distances in large city

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    Hi all, TLDR: Looking for best tracking device so I can know if my dog is at my apartment or a block away at daycare, live on my iphone. My American Dingo (SC Dog) lives in a large city with me and goes to doggy daycare during the week. While my roomate is great, occasionally (once every...
  7. Dog Daycare-Collar Pulling

    General Dog Discussion
    Hello All! I work at a busy daycare that can see about 80 dogs in one day. The employees that are in the tangled mess of dogs do a phenomenal job on keeping an eye on things and know how to read body language to help prevent fights. However a new trend has started with the dogs. They have...
  8. Please Help!! puppy refuses to wear collar :(

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Our toy poodle puppy is about 12-13 weeks old now :) and she is extremely reluctant about wearing collars. For more than a week, i’ve been training her to touch the collar, and she is now quite comfortable with sticking the entirety of her head into the collar if i use a powerful lure. i would...
  9. Need advice on anti-bark collars

    My wife and I have two rescue dogs, a Miniature Schnauzer, about 12-15 lbs, male, and a Bichon Frise male, 10-12 lbs. We recently moved to an apartment from a three bedroom house with a fenced back yard. Both dogs are VERY protective and bark at everything moving they see, and at virtually...
  10. Which type of buckle for dog collar?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    I'm trying to choose new collars for my dogs. I can either get one with the clip buckle or the belt buckle style. Which do you think is safer/sturdier? I like the clip buckle because it's much easier to put on and off, which would be nice because my dogs are so squirmy. My concern is that it...
  11. Handmade Dog Collars and my dog blog

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    Hello, I'm Skyefrog and I just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. I've thought it best to put this post in this section as it's more related than introductions, although I'll say hello over there too, of course! :) I have two dogs - a greyhound and a collie. Both are almost 10 years old...
  12. Which GPS tracking works best?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    So, I live in Argentina, and I LOVE taking my dog with me everywhere. Sometimes he has to wait outside, and I am afraid he'll get stolen (it happens here). So I have been looking for a GPS tracker. At first, I just found ones that were only Bluetooth, and that wouldn't do. Then I found others...
  13. Switching to harness

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My pup is about 1 year old and I've always just used a collar when walking him. Recently he has started lunging and straining when he sees other dogs, squirrels, birds, etc. I'm concerned that he is hurting his neck or choking when he does this. Is he too old to switch over to a harness? Any...
  14. Has anyone tried amber for tick protection?

    Dog Health
    Hello guys, after finding first tick this year I've been searching for alternative tick protection for my 5mo chocolate lab and found this on indiegogo: Has any of you tried amber collars before? How well do they...
  15. Tracking GPS for my Dogs collar?

    New Additions
    Hey everyone, I have been long time lurker, and I have used this forum a lot when I was deciding whether to get my first dog or not. I finally decided to pull the trigger, and I got an awesome little corgi. I have only had him a few months but I already love him. The only negative is that...
  16. Dog collar for ID even though I use a harness?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    I use a harness when I walk my dogs, but I want to make sure that my dogs have identification. I feel weird putting a collar on them AND walking them with a harness. Should I get them collars? I'm not sure what a good ID option would be. Help! lol
  17. GSP Has Rubbing From Collar

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    My GSP girl has a bald section on her throat from her collars rubbing her. They are not too tight, all are fit with about 2 fingers space. At home we have an electronic dog door so the cat cant escape so she has to wear a collar for the door "key". I work in a dog shop and she is with me...
  18. Collar Problems

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Well my eight year old Corgi, Yoda, refuses to wear a collar because I was not allowed to make him wear one when he was a pup. As soon as I even show him the collar, he shuts down and will NOT move. What can I do? I have tried to play with his favorite toys while in the collar, treat train, and...
  19. has selective hearing

    Dog Training and Behavior dog has great hearing, when she wants to hear you. :mad: Today my dog crossed the street (without checking traffic) to visit my neighbor. No amount of calling on my part made a difference. Its like she's deaf. She does this when she gets an interesting smell or makes to make a...
  20. Problems With Harness/Collar On My Small Dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Sorry in advance as this post might be long... I have a chihuahua/terrier mix breed. He is an adult dog and I'm guessing no more than 12 pounds. He can be pretty aggressive, depending on the situation. I think it's mostly a territorial/dominance issue, though I could be wrong. I have managed...