I'm thinking about getting Hershey a new collar.. tips? on the brand..

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  1. Spirit2010

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    Well, I haven't gotten this guy a new collar in a while. lol, but I think he deserves a comfortable collar. The one he has on now is dirty, with dirt, and it can't be comfy! Poor boy. Any suggestions on a good collar that doesn't get dirt on it as easy? This guy looks great in green! :) But, I don't know what color I am getting yet, depends on what kind of collar. But, no buckles, (tried it, he tore it up!) Unless I got one of those metal ones. That I hope he can't tear up! lol, any suggestions? links? Thank you for reading!
     
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    Maybe a leather one, that would not get dirty very easy ;)

    But if not, I would recomend any of these places to a collar from....Sit Stay Dr. Foster and Smith Pet Edge

    Hope that helps! :)
     
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    Great stuff. Guranteed for life :) Very soft leather.

    www.rayallen.com

    No i dont work for them, but their equipment so far has been 100% solid with my little monster. :D
     
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    wow, love it already, except the price, especially since I don't know his neck measurements. (I can barely, get a collar on the big guy.) He is like a puppy. But that would definately work! :D
     
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    Are you looking for a nylon collar? Or a leather collar?
     
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    I reccomend a waterproof collar. They are Very tuff don't hold odors and dirt. The dirt can literally be washed off. They don't collect moisture either.
    This is the type my labs wear.
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    You can buy them in stores too. They are actually a nylon collar with a coating of plastic/rubber....called biothane.
    Get one with the Oring in the middle and a metal buckle.
    These collars hold up great and last for ages with alot of abuse!
    You can see them on my labs in my signature...except mine are orange.

    Personally I think leather collars start stinking after awhile....And can also tinge the hair on your dogs neck. Very strong and durable though.

    Edit: Here is where I found that picture.....
    but you really can get them anywhere....just get one with the ORing in the middle and a metal buckle.

    http://www.llbean.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CategoryDisplay?storeId=1&catalogId=1&langId=-1&categoryId=23295&productId=167030&afsrc=1&qs=5090278-PrfmcsNexTag_63963817
     
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    ^^What is the o ring in the middle for?

    Whenever I take the dogs for a walk, the D ring (designed to sit at the front of the neck) that I clip the leash to always slips to the front of the neck if I try to put it behind. I am constantly untangling the leash from around their legs. It would be so much easier if the ring stayed at the back of the neck.
    Does the o ring on this one help with that?
     
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    id say the one Julie posted those are great!!! Makka i never had an issue with the D ring but i havent used a leash with teh o ring so i dont know. I know it doesnt jingle all teh time adn it so great when your hunting no broken and dirty collars YAY.
     
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    Yes, the ORing normally stays on the back of the neck because the buckle is heavier and slides to the front of the neck.
    The reason I like the ORing is because I have had this type of collar with one and without....and my dogs slipped their collars when I used the one without the ORing. They never slip these. I don't know why.
    And the ones with the ORing seem more heavy duty than without.

    I guess if the snap on your leash was heavy the collar would still spin to the side a little...but I never have a problem with that either. :)
    And if you would hook any tags on the buckle that would help hold it under the neck...and the ORing would stay in the back better.
    I have hooked tags on either place though.

    Spirit, Charlie weighs about 94 lbs and I think his collar is 26 inch, if I remember correctly. Lol
     
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    Awesome, thanks. The leash snap is pretty heavy now that I think about it, but it could be normal, will have to keep an eye out for lighter ones. I am going to invest in one of these o-ring collars, they sound good.
     
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    Having used a rolled bridle leather collar for almost 60 years , to me that's it . Last forever, don't wear the hair and easy to clean with Murphy's Oil Soap . I've got 5 here in all sizes ..... only have thrown one out and that was my fault because I didn't keep it oiled . I know today's style is color ... they don't last .
     
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    I recommend lupine if you want something fashionable. They are guaranteed for life, even if chewed. You send back the pieces, they send you a new collar no questions asked, and the prive is very reasonable.
    http://www.lupinepet.com/
     
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    What would you suggest I search for to find the o ring collars? I did a search (Australia) for "dog o ring collars". I can't find any similar to this one. :/


    Has anyone seen these before; are they any good?
    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI...tem&refwidgettype=osi_widget#ebayphotohosting
    Or would a harness be better?
     
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    you can get o ring collars at basically any hunting store that sells dog supplys.
     
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    Thanks darkchild, I'll do a search for that.
     
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    i can look at the place i use later i cant remeber the name right now
     
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    It's okay, I am in Australia, so I was trying to find one here. I am sure there is something like it somewhere; I haven't had a chance to search yet. But thanks!
     
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    oh ok yea mine is here lol
     

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