Different Collars For English Bulldogs

Apr 21


Richard Cussons

Richard Cussons

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With the various types of collars available, choosing which one is right for your dog can be confusing. Here is a brief explanation of some collar types...


If you are considering of getting new pets such as english bulldogs,Different Collars For English Bulldogs Articles you are probably aware of the necessary stuff these four-legged creatures need. One of the things that must be included in the list of must-haves for pets is collar - a piece of material placed around the neck of a dog. While some use collars for fashion purposes, a lot are using it for identification and control. Tags containing identification and medical information are often placed on dog collars. A collar is especially beneficial when it comes to english bulldogs training since this this helps in controlling a dog by providing a handle for grabbing.

Choosing the perfect collar for Fido can be confusing due to the fact that there are various types of it for you to choose from. Types of dog collars include:

Buckle Collars
As the name implies, this type of collar is fastened with a buckle. Either flat or rolled, buckle collars are usually made of nylon webbing or leather although materials such as cotton, hemp or metal can also be used. The good thing about buckle collars is that they do not tighten on the dog's neck once fastened. Identification is often attached in this type of collar.

Slip Collars
Also called choke chains, chokers or slip chains, this type of collar is used for training purposes only. It could be made of nylon rope, cotton or leather with "O" rings at the end so that the collar can be formed into a loop (making a "P" shape) around the top of the dog's neck. The rings at the end of the collar are either dead ring (floating ring) or live ring. If a leash is attached to the live ring, the chain will tighten else the collar will not tighten if the leash is attached to the dead ring. This type of collar should be used properly during english bulldogs training to prevent injury or death due to choking.

Prong Collars
Just like slip collars, this type of collar is ideal for training purposes also. Prong collars, also called pinch collars are series of chain links with blunted open ends turned towards the dog's neck but can also be turned inside out in such a way that the prong is facing away from the dog's skin. Despite it's harsh appearance, study shows that there is no neck, back or trachea injuries found provided the collar is used properly.

Other collars include martingale collar, flea collar (to repel fleas), break-away collars and stud collars.