If Your Dog Wears A Collar - What Do You Prefer? - Page 6 - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-12-2012, 06:00 PM   #51 (permalink)
Elite Member
Kyleigh's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ontario
Posts: 1,317

Originally Posted by Wild Wolf View Post
My favourite is a 1 inch martingale. Secure, safe, reliable, great for everyday use.
Me too!

But Kyleigh only wears hers outside. Once she's in the house or even in the backyard ... no collar!
Marionís Zoo-Kyleigh, London-cat, Echo-TAG, Ellie-Quaker; www.marionsquilts.com
Kyleigh is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 11-18-2012, 09:46 PM   #52 (permalink)
Chowgal's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: McDonough, GA
Posts: 175
Send a message via AIM to Chowgal Send a message via Yahoo to Chowgal

I have too many collars for my dogs actually. Lol

I have a bit of everything for Dixie and Jasper, but I do have favorites.

For Jasper, my favorite is a rolled leather collar because it doesn't mess up his fur. And for Dixie I like her 2 inch wide nylon collar with a metal belt type buckle. Both of them have broken quick releases on collars, so if I use one with a quick release I never attach a leash to it; only to a prong collar or harness.
Jasper(chow/lab X)
Dixie(GSD/Aussie/chow X)
Todd (Pom)

Often joined by:
Li'l Bit(chi)
Snooki(pit/schnauzer X)

Always in my heart:
Chowgal is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 07:48 PM   #53 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: GTA
Posts: 84

I've got a cheap regular nylon one with a plastic quick release, it's been holding up well, but it appears to have been the thing causing Rusty's wheezing issues when he was excited/pulling on the leash. I just picked up a prong collar yesterday and wow, what a difference. More importantly, no more wheezing, so no more potential damage to his trachea (I wish my vet had told me, since I had asked him a couple of times, but it was a member on this forum who told me to try a prong collar)

Last edited by reck0n3r; 11-20-2012 at 07:51 PM.
reck0n3r is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-21-2012, 12:32 AM   #54 (permalink)
Crowned Member
Suka's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 3,526

My favorite is the Rolled Leather Martingale but I don't have a dog that pulls like a freight train. I've had the same one for 6 years.

Suka is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-21-2012, 07:38 AM   #55 (permalink)
Junior Member
Cree's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: northwestern Illinois
Posts: 27

Rolled leather works best for my GSD and Border Collie.
Cree is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-21-2012, 12:32 PM   #56 (permalink)
Knighted Member
Mary Beth's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Pierre, South Dakota
Posts: 2,662

Since I use a harness for walking, the collar is just needed for his tags. I use a cinch-it from Leerburgs. Lovely colors - quick release - easy to adjust - non allergenic - easy to clean.
Attached Thumbnails
If Your Dog Wears A Collar - What Do You Prefer?-cinch-collar.jpg  
Sting Chance von Gaard AKC GSD 2/8/2006
Mary Beth is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com