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Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe at Night
Whether it's a long summer evening or a brisk winter walk after work, you and your dog like to spend time outside when it's dark out. You want to make sure you and your dog are visible to drivers when you’re out and about, so the following are a couple of safety tips to keep in mind, no matter the season.Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe at NightKeep your dog close Last October I was driving home…
Dog ID Tags - Not just for Dogs
Our company name may be dogIDs, but you might be surprised by how many tags and collars we make every month that end up on a different kind of pet - from livestock to household animals!Here are a few of our favorite engraving projects for other four-legged friends:Goat Collars for Petting Zoos One of our customers is a zoo with a group of friendly goats. They wanted a better way for their vis…
How To Put On A Dog Harness Correctly
Using a Step-In Dog HarnessA nylon dog harness is something every dog should have. They are a great tool to use when walking with your pet. Here are instructions on How To Put On A Dog Harness Correctly.Before we start... Do you have a step-in harness? No? Check out our variety of harness at dogIDs here. Our step-in harness is available in an embroidered style or with a personalize…
5 Benefits of Quick-Release Buckle Dog Collars
All buckles are not created equally. Many dog owners prefer buckle collars for their dogs, but you want to make sure the buckle on your dog’s collar is safe. We’ve all seen collars with those cheap, plastic buckles that break way too easily, so obviously you want to avoid those! The buckle collars from dogIDs are made with a quick-release side buckle designed for durability, safety and con…
3 Benefits of a Nylon Dog Collar
At dogIDs, we offer a wide variety of collars. From waterproof to leather, the one collar our customers love the best is our nylon dog collars. Nylon dog collars can provide multiple benefits for your pup while keeping the traditional dog collar look.3 benefits of nylon collar for dogs nylon dog collars:Ultimate ComfortNylon collars are made from soft durable webbing that will give your pup ultima…
What Does It Take To Run An Animal Shelter?
Every dog deserves a loving home. Most of us would like to adopt every dog that we meet until we snap back to reality and realize that it is impossible to do. But there are still many ways to help! Whether it’s promoting a rescue shelter, volunteering, adopting a dog or donating items, every little thing helps a dog in need of a forever home.What all goes into running a dog shelter anyway? What Do…
What You Need To Know About Hemp Dog Collars
Hemp dog collars are perfect for owners who want to improve their carbon footprint for themselves and their dog.Because of its sustainability and comfort, hemp dog collars are perfect for the environmentalist and the dog-lover. What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?When people first hear the word “hemp,” they often think of marijuana. However, hemp is much different than its “peace…
Growing Through Life Stages with Your Dog Collar
From puppy to adult, dog collars can be frustrating. Which is right for a puppy? What about teenage years? Can my puppy wear the same collar from puppyhood to adulthood? How does my puppy grow into their dog collar?As a new puppy owner, you may have all these questions and more. At dogids.com, we are here to help! Check out this infographic below to view our recommended dog collars for your aging…
Which Rivet is Best for My Dog?
If you’ve ordered one of our collars that require rivets, you may have noticed we offer nickel and stainless steel options.But what’s the main difference between these two materials? And why does it matter for your dog?                                             Shop Waterproof Colla…
What to Know About Dog Daycare Best Practices
If you’re considering sending your dog to daycare, there are some things you should consider.Dog daycare is a place for your pup to socialize with other dogs and it gives them ample opportunity to exercise throughout the day, which is especially great if they’re left alone at home for most of the day. However, there can be problems with dog daycares: if your dog is anxious or aggressive around oth…
Where to Buy the Best Dog Products
Finding the best products for your dog can be ruff. There are so many companies, stores, boutiques, and online websites dedicated to dog products. It can be overwhelming.We're here to make the process a little easier for you. Here are our Top 5 places Where to Buy the Best Dog Products:BarkBoxBarkBox is a monthly subscription service that sends you toys, treats and other fun products through the m…
Looking For That Perfect Gift For Your Dog?
With the holiday season coming up, you can’t forget about your four-legged friend! For some easy gift ideas, we are sharing a few of our favorite dogIDs products.Here are some great holiday-themed dog gifts!Christmas Dog ID Tag.This tag is perfect for the holidays. Whether you’re going to holiday parties or hanging out at home, this tag will show your dog’s festive side. You can add their name an…
Top 5 Last-Minute Gifts For Dog Lovers
Christmas is less than two weeks away, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve waited until the last minute to get some of the items on your holiday list. Fear not. If there’s a dog lover on your gift, dogIDs has you covered. And it’s your lucky day…today (12/16) is the last day to choose priority shipping and still get your items delivered by Christmas Eve!Here are our favorites for last minute ho…
The Top 5 Training Tips From dogIDs
Let's be honest, there are a lot of dog training tips online. It can be difficult to know what's right and wrong, or where to find the last article you were reading. To simplify your training process, we've put our 5 favorite training tips into one blog post. Time to break out the treats and begin!The Top 5 Training Tips From dogIDsHow To Stop Your Dog From Barking When Home AloneLeaving your dog…
What's the best option for my dog's ID tag?
When you buy a dog tag, there are three common ways to get your information put onto the tag. Here is the difference between tags that are engraved, embossed or etched.Etched TagsEver wonder how the dog tag machine at your local grocery store works? These machines use a small laser to etch your information onto the tag.Pros: Your tag is done in 5 minutes and you can get it the same day. Cons: The…