Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

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Does you pooch have a leather dog collar,‭ ‬well that’s not really animal friendly,‭ ‬when you think about it.‭ ‬Fabric dog collar‭? ‬Apparently it’s a bacteria breeding ground.‭ ‬Although handmade ones are pretty chic like favorites made by‭ ‬Lucky Fiona‭ (‬find it on‭ ‬www.etsy.com‭)‬.‭ ‬Nylon‭? ‬Fashionable‭? ‬Well,‭ ‬that depends,‭ ‬as long as it’s not fluorescent‭! ‬Shudder‭! ‬So what’s a‭ ‬trendy dog to do this holiday season‭? ‬Go Green of course‭! ‬Organic and recycled materials are the way to go.

Get an urban and smart looking eco-friendly rubber collar made from bicycle inner tubes.‭ ‬Black latex looks good,‭ ‬surprisingly‭! ‬These collars can be found on‭ ‬Etta Says‭ ‬(www.ettasays.com‭) ‬with stitching in three colors,‭ ‬Cool Blue,‭ ‬Red Hot and Mellow Yellow.

Do your bit for‭ ‬plastic bottle‭ ‬recycling by getting a very handsome‭ ‬houndstooth‭ (‬is there a pun here‭?) ‬collar.‭ ‬Made from recycled bottles right here in‭ ‬the‭ ‬USA,‭ ‬the rugged polyester can hold up‭ ‬to‭ ‬abuse from the most active dog.‭ ‬Sizes from Small to Extra Large can be found at‭ ‬Proper Pet‭ (‬www.properpet.com‭)

Cats can get in on the Green action too.‭ ‬Wagging Green‭ (‬www.wagginggreen.com‭) ‬has natural fiber collars.‭ ‬This collection features‭ ‬natural,‭ ‬non-dyed bamboo webbing made into dog collars,‭ ‬cat collars,‭ ‬harnesses and leashes.‭ ‬It’s the softest collar‭ ‬anywhere,‭ ‬and best of all its completely hypoallergenic for those super sensitive pets.‭ ‬The natural collection is available in buckle and martingale dog collars,‭ ‬leashes,‭ ‬and harnesses.

Get high on hemp with‭ ‬Planet Dog and their cozy fleece lined hemp collar from‭ ‬Rei‭ (‬http://www.Rei.com‭)‬.‭ ‬Made of naturally dyed hemp,‭ ‬one of the strongest natural fabrics,‭ ‬these collars will withstand salt water,‭ ‬mud puddles and snow‭ ‬–‭ ‬perfect for the winter dog.‭ ‬These collars come in delicious colors like soft purple and apple green.

Getting collared into the Green Movement is really simple after all.

Originally published December 2008

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