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How to Make a Dog Collar: Step-by-Step Guide

Making your own dog is the perfect chance to create a customized accessory that fits your pup’s unique personality. You can also make sure the collar is the perfect size for your dog’s neck and is made from the high quality materials your furry friend deserves.

Is it your first time making a DIY dog collar? Don’t fret! Mimi Green shows you how to make a dog collar in the steps below. It is important to note, however, that making a dog collar following these steps requires experience using a sewing machine.

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21 Unique Dog Collars: 2021 Favorites List

Unique Martingale Dog Collars

1. Leather Martingale Dog Collar with Brass Riveted Nameplate

Our leather martingale collar is perfect for those who want a martingale collar that has a classic and high-end feel. The brass riveted nameplate is not only visually pleasing, but is large too, making ID information easy to spot. Choose from a variety of beautiful, rich leather colors, including tan, black, dark brown, olive green, and red.

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Mimi Green Collars Featured on the Drew Barrymore Show

We are so excited to have been featured on the Drew Barrymore Show! Last month, The Drew Barrymore Show partnered up with Etsy to showcase new trends and popular items to help viewers find the best gift for your loved ones during the holiday season. Our hand embroidered velvet dog collars were one of the items Etsy and Drew Barrymore suggested.

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Martingale Collars: How to Use, Benefits, & More

If you are looking for a new collar for your dog, it may be difficult to choose from the many options. From classic flat collars to slip leads, each collar offers unique advantages. The martingale in particular is a gentle option that can help train your dog to walk better on a leash. Learn more about how to use a martingale collar, the benefits of a martingale, and how to find the correct one for your dog.

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Leather or Nylon Dog Collar: Which is Better for Your Dog?

Choosing the right type of collar for your dog can be a tough decision with so many options to choose from. How can you tell what’s best for your precious pupperino? That’s where our team at Mimi Green comes in. As a company that designs and handcrafts all types of collars and dog accessories, we know a thing or two about dog collars.

Among the many types and varieties of collars, the two most popular are nylon dog collars and leather dog collars. But is one better than the other? There might be more to this question than you might think! There are a few things to consider when choosing collars.

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How to Clean A Dog Collar – Tips & Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Clean A Dog Collar – Tips & Step-by-Step InstructionsIf you’re a dog owner, it’s important to know how to clean a dog collar properly. And if your dog is like any normal dog, it probably likes to roll around in the grass or splash around in puddles.

You wash your dog whenever it has a little too much fun at the beach or park. Why not wash its collar too? Knowing your fluffy best friend has a clean dog collar will put your mind at ease. Not to mention, if your dog enjoys napping on the living room couch with a dirty collar, chances are that couch is going to get dirty too.
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Dog Collar Sizing: How to Find The Right Size Collar for Your Dog

Dog collars are an important part of keeping your dog safe. Not only do they provide crucial identification information if your dog runs away, but, when properly fit, collars also help keep your dog secure on its leash during walks. However, collars are only able to keep your dog safe if they fit correctly on your dog’s neck. Therefore, it is important that you invest in a collar that fits your pup properly. You want to make sure the collar is not too loose, where the dog can wriggle their way out, and not too tight, where your dog has the potential to get injured.

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33+ Cute Dog Collars

Who doesn’t love a new dog collar? We sure do, and we know there are endless choices to choose from. From adorable leather dog collars to floral canvas dog collars, it’s no easy decision to choose a new collar for your dog.

At Mimi Green, we’ve seen our fair share of collars and are more than happy to share our favorites with you. We’ve rounded up our absolute favorite collars, and the list is pretty long. Here is our breakdown of our favorite 33+ cute dog collars.pink velvet bandana doddle dog

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In response to COVID-19, we have altered our task flow at our production studio to protect our employees and community.

Rest assured, we are working hard to complete orders for all your furry friends, but orders may take 7-20 business days during this time.

Thank you! We appreciate all our loyal customers.

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Essential Items for Dog Walks

Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding parts of being a dog owner. Not only do you get to spend quality time with your four-legged friend, you also provide them with the opportunity to get the exercise they need. Daily exercise is essential for dogs as it helps maintain their health and wellbeing. 

 

Everything from their heart health to their lung health will be boosted with a simple walk. Given how important it is, it’s vital to have all of the essential items to make your walk as easy and beneficial for your dog (and you!) as possible. Here are 4 essential items you shouldn’t leave the house without.

Collar

One item you definitely shouldn’t leave for a walk without is a high-quality and comfortable dog collar. As you’ll quickly come to see when you’re on the hunt for one, collars come in all kinds of designs. This means that with a bit of careful consideration, you’ll be able to find one that perfectly suits and fits your dog. First, think about the type of material you would like the collar to be made out of. Canvas, leather, linen, and nylon webbing dog collars are equally great options, so you certainly won’t need to worry about a lack of choice!

Alternatively, you can first filter by the type of collar.Martingale, waterproof, or service dog collars are a few popular types. Then it’s time to decide whether you want the dog collar to be personalized in some way. One of the handiest personalizations you can make is to get the collar laser engraved with key details about your dog, such as their name, as well as your address and phone number.  

Leash

Another essential item you will need for dog walks is a reliable leash. Leashes will not only ensure your dog is within your reach and line of vision, but also allow you to make a stylish statement. Likewise to collars, there are a wide variety to choose from. From nylon webbing to leather to velvet, you’ll be able to pick one that suits both your needs and personality.


If you’re looking to really make a splash at the dog park, you may wish to opt for a custom printed leash. Yes, your dog could be rocking a leash that has absolutely any text you wish to feature. Whether you want to include a fun message (such as “I Have the Best Dog Mom Ever!”) or emblazon their name and your phone number is up to you.

Travel Bowl

When you’re out and about exploring your surroundings with your dog, it’s important to ensure they stay hydrated. Many dog owners simply wait until they return home to give their dog water, believing that not much harm will be caused if their dog has to wait a bit to get their h20 dose. The thing is, dehydration can be dangerous for dogs. 

 

The reason many dog owners don’t give their dogs water while on a walk is because of the hassle involved. We get it—it can be awkward to carry a bulky and heavy bowl and perhaps even some water if a convenient water supply isn’t available on the way. That’s why travel dog bowls are so handy. Travel dog bowls are designed to be as convenient and lightweight as possible, making the task of keeping your dog hydrated a breeze. As an added bonus, you can also use one any time you go away on vacation with your pooch. 

Dog Bag

Do you find yourself constantly scrambling to find all of the items you need for your dog walks? It’s high time you started using a dog bag. While you can buy a bag especially for the purpose of carrying items for your dog, you can also use a backpack or any other type of bag with lots of pockets. 


Storing your dog’s leash and travel bowl in your dog bag will ensure they will no longer “magically disappear” just when you need them. You can also pop in any other items you’d like to bring along on your walk. For example, you may wish to place dog items such as snacks and a first aid kit inside, as well as your own personal items such as your keys and wallet. 

 

Author Bio

 

Monica Mizzi is a freelance writer and digital marketer with a soft spot for all fluffy creatures. She’s written 100+ articles about animal care, ranging from how to train puppies to the healthiest pet snacks on the market. She currently writes for Pet Life Today. Having grown up with a Tabby cat and later a Netherlands Dwarf rabbit, she’s always had a love for animals. While she’s now on the road too much to take care of her own pet, she’s found an innovative solution: take care of other people’s pets! She’s now something of a professional cat sitter, having taken care of nine gorgeous cats just in 2019! Her dream is to one day visit Antarctica to see penguins marching.

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