Preppy Dog Collars For Your Spoilt Pooch

Preppy Dog Collars

How spoilt is your dog? I know in my house, they’re ridiculously spoilt! While I’m working hard to be the pack leader, my lovely wife is filling them up with treats and buying sparkly leads, coats and neckerchiefs. Hey, what can I say? She loves them!

Today I caught her surfing on Amazon, I thought she was doing some Christmas shopping, and I guess in a way she was. But she was looking at all these sparkly, preppy dog collars for the girls! I’m pretty sure that they’re going to have a better Christmas than I am. All I want for Christmas is a new cordless drill to I can do some more work on the kennels, but I don’t think that is going to happen.

Anyway, she’s got me inspired and I did a bit of search and came up with 5 preppy dog collars that any pampered pooch will look great in this Christmas.

#5 The Diva Preppy Dog Collars & Leash Set

The Diva Dog Preppy CollarThis one’s for the boys in a vibrant blue, almost a metallic finish, the Diva Dog collar is a top end offering with high quality materials made in the USA.

The collar is adjustable from 16 to 24in, and the matching leash with metal clip is 48 inches. I like it, superb attention to detail that you don’t see in the Chinese products. Comes in pink and a few other colors too.

#4 The Loki Turquoise Collar & Leash Set

Loki Preppy Dog Collar in TurquoiseI love the look of the Loki Collar. Sweet, solid leather is always my favorite over the synthetics, and this one is all leather. Reinforced with thick stitching and stylized with multi-colored eyelets in a random pattern, this preppy dog collar is just plain cool.

Again, this one comes with a matching leash so you’re always co-ordinated. The Loki also comes in purple, red, blue and yellow if turquoise doesn’t match you dog’s eyes :)

#3 The Candy Stripe Dog Harness

Candy Stripe Dog HarnessBut wait, things just keep getting cooler! If you like retro designs, this candy harness is for you. I think it’s inspire by liquorice candy! Multiple pastel colors in a stripey design, plastered over what looks like a pretty high quality harness.

Hand crafted in the USA, and available in plenty of different sizes, this harness is well worth a look.

#2 Dean and Tyler “WIDE HEAVEN” Dog Collar

dean and tyler wide heaven preppy dog collarNow this is more my style. This is going to look awesome on my girls. I might have to sneak it onto my wife’s Amazon wishlist next time she pops off to the bathroom. Shown here in pink, but also available in white for the boys, the Dean and Tyler WIDE HEAVEN Dog Collar is thick leather. And when I say thick, I mean thick. And is two and three quarter inches wide too.

Rock solid with brass fittings, this is going to make any dog look butch and send the maltese shitzu’s running. I’m not going to tell you the price, I’ll let you go to Amazon and see for yourself!

#1 COACH Mini Signature Leather Collar

Coach Mini Leather Preppy Dog CollarAnd weighing in at number one is one classy piece of canine clothing, it’s the Mini Signature Leather Collar from COACH. This one’s going to melt your credit card, but if you really must have the best of the best for your spoilt poochie, then I don’t think you can go past this stylish little collar.

Featuring an engravable COACH emblem and a timeless design that will match your luggage, this one will certainly get the girls at the nail salon talking (or whatever you girls do during the day!). Have a look, just to drool!

Update: One last collar to make you wonder what the world has come to.

OK, this one is just stupid. It’s called the Tsavari Monarch White Sapphire Collar. It has 48 Carats of Flawless White Sapphires hand cut in ‘Hearts and Arrows’. Handcrafted from Pearlized Mirabella Lambskin, 24 karat or White Gold Plated Hardware.

Tsavari Monarch White Sapphire Dog Collar

Of course it’s handmade in USA and weighs in at a whopping $2,399 !!! I’m sure if I look hard enough, I’ll be able to find some more expensive preppy dog collars, but I think that’s more than enough.

Enjoy your Christmas shopping folks! (I know my wife will)

Padded Dog Harness? Here’s Six of Our Faves!

We love this Leather Padded Dog Harness

Nothing is more important than a comfortable, fun and stress free walk for both you and your fury best friend. An a top quality padded dog harness can make a world of difference to how your dog behave’s on the leash.

With so many harnesses on the market though, it can be difficult to know which ones are worth looking at. Lucky, we get to interact with lots of dog owners and find out what sort of padded harnesses they’re using, and what they do and don’t like about them.

What to look for in a padded dog harness.

We look for the following qualities in any harness for a dog:

  • Design. It’s got to be well designed to ensure a good fit.
  • Quality. You harness is no good if it breaks first time your dog pulls on it! It needs to be made of a nice thick webbing or leather, great stitching and sturdy buckles
  • Plenty of Padding! It’s all about comfort for your loved one, so make sure there is a nice, thick layer of soft padding to make their walk a pleasant experience

So with that said, lets have a look at out Six Favorite Padded Dog Harnesses.

#6 Padded Dog Harness: Puppia Soft Dog Harness

Soft Padded Dog Harness from Puppia

This soft, padded dog harness from Puppia makes the list as a great ‘bang for you buck’ harness. Retailing from  just $12.29 on Amazon, this harness ticks all the boxes in terms of manufacturing quality and comfort. It comes in a great range of 12 different colors and sized from XS to 2XL, there’s one to suit every dog.

It’s padded all the way around the neck, and has an adjustable chest strap with a top quality quick-release buckle. We like it! For full details and colors, check the sale page on Amazon.

#5 Padded Dog Harness: Kurgo Tru-Fit Smart Dog Harness

Kurgo Tru-Fit Smart Dog Harness

Kurgo are renowned for quality dog products, and the Tru-Fit harness is no exception. This padded harness is idea for both walking and as a safely harness for travel in the car. The sturdy design features a nicely padded chest area, with a fully adjustable neck and chest strap to ensure a great fit all round.

There are sturdy, quick release buckles for easy fitting, and comes with a short 10″ lead idea for use in the car. Definitely worth a look, and plenty of stock is available on Amazon.

#4 Padded Dog Harness: OxGord Pet Control Harness

OxGord Pet Control HarnessThe OxGord makes the list due to its amazing value for money. Virtually identical to the Puppia harness, we suspect it probably comes out of the same factory, with a very similar fixed-size neck design, and solid 100% polyester construction, but retailing from just $5.95 for the Small up to $7.95 for the Extra Large.

Loads of padding and a great, sturdy quick release buckle round off this basic but effective padded dog harness. The only problem is due to the low price, it can be hard to find! Amazon is your best bet, so have a look and see if you can get lucky!

#3 Padded Dog Harness: Pet Vehicle Safety Harness

Pet Vehicle Safety HarnessThis one is a ‘no name brand’ padded harness off of Amazon, but we know a few people using this and swear by it.  There’s almost 1000 reviews for it on Amazon too, so people like it!

And it looks like they have good reason. It has super thick padding with breathable mesh, heavy duty stitching and lots of room for adjustment on both the chest and neck straps. Don’t be surprised if you see this same harness for triple the price with a name brand on it! Sized from Small to Extra Large, and comes in black, black or black :) Well worth a look.

#2 Padded Dog Harness: HDP Big Dog Soft No Pull Harness

HDP Big Dog Soft No Pull HarnessWith these last two, the price is going to jump a bit, but you absolutely get what you pay for and both of these are exceptional. It was hard to pick which one to put as #1. After much debating, The HDP Big Dog Soft No Pull Harness came in at #2. It features super thick adjustable webbing around the chest and neck (although we would like to have seen a bit of padding here too). The back area has loads of padding and a solid grab handle, ideal for big dogs if you need to control them quickly.

Huge, solid buckles, easy adjustment, and a big reflective strip for safer walking at night. Highly recommended, so seriously consider putting this one on your shopping list

#1 Padded Dog Harness: Ruffwear Front Range Harness

Ruffwear Front Range HarnessWhich brings us to the #1 Padded Dog Harness on our list, the exceptional Ruffwear Front Range Harness. We love this harness, and with very good reason. It’s rock solid! It’s super padded. It’s amazing quality. And it’s super stylish too.

Lots of colors, light weight, sized from XXS through to XXL, lots of reflective bits, sturdy buckles, breathable mesh, the list goes on… It’s just too cool, so definitely check it out.