Monday, May 14, 2012

Problem Solved

Recently I've been on a quest for a special collar for Samba. She used to wear a pretty red and black Lupine collar, but it was a heavy stiff material. When she lost most of her hair I was concerned that it would be uncomfortable.
Since then she's been wearing this denim collar. It's nice and soft, but it's rather thin and I worried that it might not hold up in an emergency situation. Samba can be headstrong and give a good tug if she wants something. I wasn't sure that soft collar would hold her.
I was chatting with our friend Nichole, who is the Mom of the Lapdogs, Zeus, Tut, Lola and Sophie.



Sophie wears a harness and I noticed that it was padded and looked very comfortable. Nichole said it was from Planet Dog. I told her about Samba's collar and she said she had a padded collar in Samba's size.

It arrived on Saturday and it's perfect. It's made of hemp and lined with thick, soft fleece. Samba likes it and it's sturdy enough to control her without rubbing on her sensitive skin. It's even safe in water when we go swimming.
Problem solved.

16 comments:

Nichole said...

YAY! Samba, you look FABulous is green! I'm so happy we could help solve the problem... :)

SissySees said...

Gretchen is MOST dissatisfied with her 3/4" Lupine collar. I wish Planet Dog's hemp collar came in a wee one (read 1/2") size!

Soggibottom said...

There is a hemp shop in Totnes....
You can buy clothes and heaven knows what, I'll have to ask about a collar, did you know you can smoke HEMP ?
Sorry, I just had to relay that... we once knew a guy that had shoes made of hemp too... Good stuff it seems...
Lots of love Sue... and your beautiful pack of babies, one who looks beautiful in her new collar...
Freya said " thank you for sticking up for her mum and dad :-) "
:-) XXX

Mitch and Molly said...

Your new collar looks beautiful on your, Samba!

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

Mr. Pip said...

Love the new collar! It must be very comfy lined with fleece. I can't really wear collars (only harnesses) because my former owner kept my collar too tight and now I have a partial collapsed trachea.

Your pal, Pip

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Oh, and the best part is it looks great on her!!! See, one more example of that wonderful Mom that you are!

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Mango said...

What a wonderful idea. I am glad Samba is safe, comfortable, and stylish.

Slobbers,
Mango

Two French Bulldogs said...

Cool collar, thanks
Benny & Lily

rottrover said...

We think green is a lovely color on black furs.

Bart and Ruby

Ann Oon said...

That's a pretty color :) and a comfortable collar made from hemp is great.

Dom doesn't wear a collar at home.. and we have a fenced in yard. When we go for walks.. i use a harness.. i don't trust him with collars. He's quite a houdini in collars :)

hope you are having a good day with your furries Sue!

Kari in Vegas said...

love the new collars

Stop on by for a visit
Kari
http://dogisgodinreverse.com

Piappies World said...

Pawesome new collar you got there, Samba!

Love,
Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & Forgie

Marjie said...

Hooray for Nichole helping you out. I'm sure Samba is a happy camper in her pretty new collar.

Tracy said...

How wonderful you found the perfect collar!

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Looking cool Samba. Lovely collar, we're glad you found one to suit your needs. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Jed and Abby in MerryLand said...

What a good friend! Samba, you're really styling now. We had not heard of Planet Dog. We'll have to check them out. Mama is on a perennial quest for a harness that Abby can't wriggle out of.

Jed & Abby