As a Mary’s buyer in our purchasing department, one of my favorite things to buy for Mary’s customers is dog collars. There are so many designs and trends that arise year after year, and I love to share with our customers the latest styles, plus the tried and true classics.
Sometimes one can not truly appreciate the real beauty of these collars until you hold them in your hand. That’s when you feel the quality of the leather, appreciate the fine stitching and chosen hardware or admire the beauty and designs. Often, after reviewing the dog collar pictures online, I am left shaking my fist at the sky exclaiming “Oh, if they only knew!”
So, from a true lover of dogs, cats and their collars, here are my 3 favorite dog collar brands. I’ll try to emphasize their craftsmanship, value and why they have become Mary’s Tack and Feed’s favorites.
Woofwear Collars are truly unique. These are proudly made in the USA by a team of employees with years of experience. The Woofwear collars are crafted from Italian leathers in over 25 different colors and boast a rainbow of Swarovski crystals options, making it fun and easy to customize your order. The Square Turquoise Collar has been a popular style at Mary’s for years. This year’s newest leather collars include Indigo Heart & Crystal Collar and the Concho & Turquoise Collar. All of the Woofwear dog collars have stitched and finished edges and are assembled with sturdy hardware. As long as these collars are treated as a “Sunday’s Best,” they will last for years to come.
Paco Collars is another amazing company that hand crafts their collars here in the good old USA. Paco Collars are true examples that leather craftsmanship is not a lost art, cutting and creating their collars from scratch with functional and inspiring designs. Paco Collars are made of latigo leather and are designed to get better and more supple with age and use. My favorite designs include the Pickles in the brown leather with small and large flat, brass spots; the Agnes in a tan leather with light green rhinestones and brass accents; and the Tonka Deluxe with studded overlay and really cool leather “dots.”
There is no better way to get more bark for your buck than with the Tory Leather Collars. These collars are made with the same Old World American craftsmanship, using environmentally friendly leather that Tory uses on their equine tack products. Tory offers real, quality leather collars, at an amazing price! You can keep it plain and simple with a Stitched Leather Collar or add a little bling with the popular Clincher Collar. I think the Padded Overlay Collar is beautiful collar that just can’t let its true colors shine in a picture. The soft, milled leather padding is folded over and overlaid with contrasting dark brown English bridle leather, giving a classy, traditional, timeless look… at an unbelievable price!
Have your dog be the class of the neighborhood with any one of these collars. Happy Howl-idays!