Best Martingale Dog Collars

If your dog has ever slipped out of his collar or harness, you know how terrifying that moment can be. Even if you’ve just watched another dog owner scrambling to get their loose dog back, you’ve seen the chaos that can ensue. One solution, particularly for dogs prone to startling or who often slip out …

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Best Calming Collars for Dogs

Sentry Calming Collar for dogs

Most dogs get hyped at least once in a while, and some show off their hyper bursts of energy every time you walk in the door. But sometimes, excitement and stress can get a little harder to handle than a quick case of the zoomies.  Dogs can suffer from separation anxiety when their owners go …

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Best Reflective Dog Collars

Reflective dog collar on a dog bone pattern background

Every dog owner knows the importance of having a dog collar for their pet. Not only is a collar used to attach a leash, but it also shows that the dog has an owner. A reflective dog collar is perfect for you if you want your four-legged friend to feel safe when walking at night. …

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Best Flea Collars for Dogs

Uh oh. Your dog is scratching himself more than usual. It could be nothing. It could be a fairly unremarkable temporary itchy spot. Maybe it’s a little rash or something else you should look at. But what if it’s fleas?  Pet owners dread a flea infestation and the cleaning and baths that come with ridding …

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Best LED Dog Collars

Illumiseen LED dog collar

You’ve got a lot of choices for dog collars, with many styles designed to help with different training challenges or dog sizes and behaviors.  LED dog collars are one option that can help make your job of keeping your dog safe a little easier, particularly at night.  What are LED dog collars? An LED dog …

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Pinch Collars: Why Pinch Collars Are Bad

Dog pinch collar on dog bone background

Pinch collars – also known as choke collars, poke collars or prong collars – are a type of dog collar that tighten around the dog’s neck, inflicting pain. The theory is that pinch collars can be used as a training tool, with the discomfort caused by the pinch collar being used to train the dog …

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Best Inflatable Dog Collars

Dog wearing an inflatable collar on a dog bone background

Uh oh. Your dog landed himself in the dreaded “cone of shame” and you have to keep him from licking. They might have an injury or a bad habit, like chewing on their paws. Or maybe it’s not their fault at all – dogs that just had their spay or neuter surgery need to keep …

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Can You Use a Shock Collar on a Puppy?

Puppy on a dog bone background

We’re often asked whether it is ok to use a shock collar on a puppy. Or at what age it becomes ok to start using a shock collar on your dog. The answer is that we don’t recommend using shock collars on puppies or on dogs of any age. Shock collars deliver painful electric shocks …

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Does a Bark Collar Work For Whining?

Barking or whining dog on a dog bone background

There are two main types of bark collar available: electric bark collars and citronella bark collars. In this article, we look at both types of bark collar and find out whether they work for whining and barking. Let’s start with electric bark collars, then move on to citronella bark collars next. Electric Bark Collars Electric …

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How Many Volts in a Dog Shock Collar?

Electric shock dog collar

The number of volts used by different types of dog shock collar varies considerably. However, many types of dog shock collar deliver electric shocks in the thousands of volts – possibly up to 6000 volts. At Dogtelligent, we believe dog shock collars are cruel and do not recommend their use. Regardless of the voltage, all …

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Best Rolled Leather Dog Collars

Rolled Leather Dog Collar on a dog bone background

A collar is a vital accessory that every dog owner needs. Without a collar, it can be difficult to identify your dog in case it gets lost. You may also be unable to take your furry friend for a walk without a collar. There are different types of dog collars in the market including flat …

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