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  •  The problem we have is with one dog (2+ / 0-)
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    kishik, Compost On The Weeds

    getting its teeth caught in the other dog's collar without the other one noticing, and one flip of the neck could cause serious damage.

    They both immediately stop wrestling when one of them yelps, but it could still cause a lot of damage. I'll look into what you've posted here. I'm NOT letting either of them go without a collar again.

    P.S. I am not a crackpot.

    by BoiseBlue on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 02:39:44 PM PDT

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    •  Think of this... (3+ / 0-)
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      BoiseBlue, viral, Dianna

      maybe have two collars... one that when you go out and walk them - so it's a "hard" collar.  But the others find something with stretch?  So that damage can't be done as would with a collar with no give?   That could be their "indoor" collar... one they keep on all the time.

      Just a thought.

      Most dog collars are sold so they can be used for attaching a leash for a walk.  So you want something the opposite - similar to what they have come up for cats, who could get hooked onto things as they go under brush or up trees, etc.

      also instead of hardware, a label could be sewn into a collar - so nothing is hanging (that a dog could latch onto inadvertently in play and wrestling).

      All the suffering of this world arises from a wrong attitude.The world is neither good or bad. It is only the relation to our ego that makes it seem the one or the other - Lama Anagorika Govinda

      by kishik on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 02:48:46 PM PDT

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      •  Good ideas (1+ / 0-)
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        Dianna

        I love this community so much. I've gotten a lot of good ideas in this thread, and will try them. I can't go through this again, I was so sick about it.

        P.S. I am not a crackpot.

        by BoiseBlue on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 03:07:46 PM PDT

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