Cruelty Free Dog Collars
If our furry friends could pick the gear we get for them, they would most likely choose something that is gentle on the planet, won't harm other animals and are an overall cruelty free option.
So what is cruelty free dog collar, you might wonder?
Many dog collars and leads are made out of leather, and whilst one might think that leather is simply a byproduct of the the meat industry, that couldn't be further from the truth. Often cows and other animals are specifically raised for their leather only.
For many of us our dogs are more than just a pet, they are family and we want the absolute best for them. Leather Collars involve the life of an animal being exploited for their skin which causes unimaginable and needless suffering. This kind of suffering has no place in our modern world. In addition to that, toxic chemicals are utilised when tanning (the process of turning skin into leather) which are harmful for the workers and the environment.
What cruelty free options are out there when looking for a dog collar or lead?
Native Collars BioThane® and Paracord Collars and Leads
At Native Collars we believe this is an issue and far from sustainable. So we looked into options to create a cruelty free vegan dog collar that will withstand any adventures you and furry friends dog are going on.
Native Collars offers juts that -all of our dog collars are vegan and leather-free and come in eco friendly packaging. We create Paracord and BioThane Dog Collars and Leads which are hand made by us in Australia to give you an alternative to the standard leather collar.
BioThane® - leather like dog collars
If you like the look of leather, our BioThane® options are for you as they a vegan leather alternative. It is waterproof, stink proof and easy to clean. BioThane collars very comfortable around your dog's neck and the leads are soft and makes holding them comfortable at all times. BioThane® is similar to leather but does not come with the high upkeep of a leather Collar.
We designed two different types of BioThane Collars for you:
The very classy and elegant Single Colour BioThane Collar where you can choose between Antique Brass or Gun Metal hardware or the fun and stylish two tone BioThane Collar!
Both of these can be combined with any of our leads - if you would like to see different combinations please don't hesitate to reach out to us through Native Collars' Instagram or through our contact us page. We are more than happy to help and create the right combination for you and your dog.
Paracord Dog Collars
Paracord is strong and long lasting, hence why we decided to use in dog collars and leads.
Parachute cord (also paracord) is a lightweight nylon kern-mantled rope originally used in the military. The braided sheath is usually made up of 32 interwoven strands, giving it a smooth texture.
Our Paracord Dog Collars are hand made by us in Australia out of strong Parachute Cord and high quality hardware. All of our collars are water resistant and easy to clean after coming home muddy and dirty when your dog and his pal played a little harder.
We want to give you and your dog the opportunity to enjoy a stylish yet sturdy collar for all your joint adventures ahead! Our Paracord Collars are made from vegan materials only - The river series comes with an adjustable BioThane® adapter. At Native Collars we braid our collars using high quality USA made 550 parachute cord as well as original BioThane®.
If you are looking for a hands-free leash option, we recommend the following lead from our BioThane range.