We Love Our Animals...
Learn How to Keep them Safe
Approximately 26,000 dogs die yearly from Dog Collar Strangulation (that we know of) and this is a very old statistic, I estimate those numbers are a lot higher. We hope that with educating others, and asking for change in the pet industry...we can educate others, prevent needless deaths, and others from this heartbreaking journey of losing their beloved fur baby due to dog collar strangulation.
Play & Park Safety
When dogs play, collars should be OFF. Play biting, fences, and the like can become lethal dangers quickly.
Removing your dogs collar during play is the safest option.
If you need a collar the KeepSafe collar is the best option because it will break away when tension is applied.
We also recommend that you microchip your dogs.
The reality is, dogs can get seriously injured, or die while playing, or unattended with a dog collar on. The #1 reported collar accident is play biting.
When you watch your dog play with others, they bite at the neckline, or the "snapping turtle biting." Jaws, teeth, and paws can all easily get entangled in a collar quickly. This is how Ryder died. Skyrah's jaw got entangled in Ryder's collar...and he was strangled.
Dog collars can get entangled just about anywhere...fences, heater vents, kitchen knobs, door knobs, wood slats...just to name a few. This could easily happen to you if you leave your dogs collar on during play, or when unattended.
We love fancy decorative collars like the next person, and choosing a collar is a personal decision. Since Ryder's tragic accident we only use the KeepSafe Pet Safe collar now.
We hope that you will consider the dangers that lurk when dogs play, and live with their collars on.
We advocate for everyone to microchip their dogs. Dog collars are great, they hold the tags that let people know who they belong to if they should get lost.
However, those same collars can get caught, and become a deathtrap for your beloved dog.