Purposes of dog collars
Dog collars are in use from many centuries. Starting from ropes, now a day’s modern dog collars are of different design and of different material. The main purpose of dog collars is to identify and secure the dog but other than that the different type of collars has their own purposes that are mentioned as below:
For identification purpose
Everyone needs an identity card through which he can be recognized. Similarly the dog collars are used to recognize the dogs. For this purpose identification tags are required. These tags attached with dog collars consist of name, address and medical information of that specific dog.
For manual control of dog
Dog collars are also used as grabbing handle to control the dog. For this purpose, special dog collars are used. Led line or leash is often attached with collar for manual control.
For training purpose
Among all other types of collars, the training collars are used in larger number. You should have a knowledge that how the training collar works. You should know the training you want to give to your dog, according to that you should choose a dog collar. If you want to prevent unwanted actions of your dog, you should select such type of a collar that permits you to execute the corrections. The training collars are used only at the time of training otherwise; they may produce harmful effects on your dog.
For security purposes
Some dog collars are safety stretch collars that are used for dogs in different places like heights, fences, grills, branches and especially from other dogs. There are special dog collars that deliver shocks and produce noise to train a dog to stay within a boundary set by a dog owner when it crossed its permitted boundary.
Now days a unique dog collar with a new technology that is GPS system is used for security purpose. The GPS system allows you to find your dog by tracking it with the help of internet or cell phone.
To avoid barking
Barking of a dog is usually a headache for dog owners. This headache can be avoided by using an anti barking dog collar. This collar sprays the dog with citronella or gives a shock when a dog owner pushes the button. It should also keep in mind that this is not a model training method.
For fashion purpose
With changing trends, people are using stylish dog collars for their dogs as a fashion symbol. Whenever your dog walks in neighborhood, you may desire a prominent look for it. Some dog collars are also decorated with colorful beads for attraction.