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Cool Dog Collars To Make Your Dog Stand Out From The Pack

By Anton Hout, author of The Guide to Aussie Training & Care

Looking for cool dog collars? Fortunately, there are tons of options out there for every size, breed and taste. From big name retailers like Petco and PetSmart to online giants like Amazon, to smaller boutiques with designer names and even custom made collars, there is literally something for everyone. Do a little comparison shopping and you'll be able to find something that makes your pooch stand out without costing you a fortune.

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No longer does your dog have to settle for boring canvas or metal link; there are all sorts of options available. For the higher end shopper, why not something with a little dazzle, like slim line collars in designer colors adorned with genuine Swarovski crystals? These collars can cost upwards of $100 so they aren't for every taste, but they can certainly satisfy the appetite of all the fashion divas out there.

If your dog isn't built for glamour, then how about something more practical, like a sturdy nylon collar with an easy to use seatbelt style buckle? These cool dog collars are available in a range of patterns, featuring many of your favorite comic book heroes like Spiderman or Batman. If comic books aren't your thing, you can get similar collars with Disney characters like Ariel and Alice in Wonderland.

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There are dog collars for every season and holiday.

Of course, active breeds like the Australian Shepherd may require something a little more durable, such as a nylon camo pattern collar with a quick release buckle. The buckle allows for getting off leash quickly when you need to release them for running agility drills or just getting down to work. And the tough nylon fabric holds up to any weather.

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There Are Cool Dog Collars For Every Occasion

For the retro lovers out there, you can find leather and ribbon collars in classic 1960's and 70's "flower power" patterns. You can find cool dog collars in different themes such as nautical and even fancy collars to fit your color scheme if you plan on making your four-legged friend a part of your wedding.

Black leather, biker studs and skull and cross bone details can all appeal to the tough guys out there, and may suit the bigger, more rugged breeds a little better. Or if you're into details, perhaps hand beaded leather collars may be up your alley. There are many different beading patterns available, in bright or more muted colors to suit almost every type.

You don't want to overlook collars designed to serve a particular purpose, including brightly colored waterproof collars that are particularly useful for hunting dogs that need to retrieve in the water or dogs that just love to swim. There are also collars with built in reflective strips to keep your dog safe when you're walking in the dark.

Aussies love to join in the family fun. What about a halloween dog collar? Or St. Patrick's Day? You might not want to let them drink green beer though. ;) There are collars for every season and holiday.

As you can see, the possibilities are almost endless when it comes to cool dog collars, and many combine looks and function to make them as practical as they are attractive. So don't assume that your dog only has one option; make sure he looks his best with a fun and funky collar that will help him stand out from the pack!

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