Do you like making your dogs look stylish? Personally, I am always on the lookout for super cute things for our girls, especially collars. My biggest issue however is that once they got out of the ‘puppy collars’ (aka small to medium dog collars), our choices are pretty limited. As long as we wanted a brown leather collar or primary color collar, we were fine; anything stylish though, not a chance. For some odd reason, manufacturers seem to assume that big dogs can’t look feminine or cute, which has been something that has made me sad for quite some time. Even places that typically make custom collars often don’t make anything for larger dogs like ours, leaving us with plain or very bland collars (one of the reasons I think most people assume all large dogs are boys).
Wouldn’t it be great if someone made custom collars for dogs of all sizes that aren’t just well made, but stylish too? Well, recently I found the perfect store for dog owners who want stylish dog collars – The French Dog. After taking a look at their stylish and cute dog collars, we were delighted when they asked if they could make collars for Ivi and Rylie in exchange for a review. To say the least, we couldn’t wait for the girls new collars to arrive!
The French Dog: Who Are They?
Are you looking for cute, high quality dog collars, leashes, harnesses, bow ties, and more for your favorite pup? If so, we think you will truly adore The French Dog. Each item at The French Dog is handmade and handcrafted by Karen Dibert, who turned her passion for dogs and sewing into a fun business with the aid of her trusty sidekick and model – Louie, the French bulldog. Part of what makes their dog collars and other products so unique is that they feature a variety of fun patterns and designs in a variety of materials, including cloth and leather, to create fun accessories perfect for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Best of all, she makes products for big dogs too, allowing large dogs like our Alaskan malamutes the chance to show off in ways that before were reserved only for small dogs! To see their full selection of dog products, head over to The French Dog!
The French Dog: Our Thoughts on Their Custom Collars
I will be the first to admit, when I first opened the girls’ collars, I might have been giggling in delight. While we were both expecting these dog collars to be adorable, we were even more impressed with the design and high quality of material and workmanship. These collars were made to not just be a decorative collar, but something to withstand the abuse of being on a dog every day – including walks, bitey face, and the usual canine mischief. We have already gotten so many compliments on their collars too, especially Ivi’s woodland creature collar, which she has been wearing quite proudly and trying to show everyone (miss hot stuff was posing and showing it off from the moment we put it on her).
Even Rylie seemed to really enjoy showing off her collar. While she hasn’t blown coat like Ivi, so it isn’t quite as obviously visible, her green and white flower collar really goes with her personality. We have actually loved the collars so much that we are planning on getting matching leashes from The French Dog to pair with their cute dog collars!
Oh, and I nearly forgot to mention the coolest part of our collars from The French Dog. One of the upgrades you can get is not just a metal clasp, but an engraved clasp with your dog’s name and your phone number. Not only is the collar stylish, but useful since you don’t have to have a tag making noise, being destroyed during play – Rylie loves going after Ivi’s and her own tag – or in the worst case, coming loose from their collar if your companion goes missing. While I have never minded the noise like other dog owners, having their names on the collar is not only safer for them, it also gives more of an elegant, stylish look that is absolutely gorgeous!
Honestly, I don’t think I could be happier with our dog collars and ecstatic that I finally found somewhere that makes stylish, cute dog collars for our girls. Based on our own experience, I am delighted to recommend The French Dog to all my readers and know you won’t be disappointed with anything from their site!
The French Dog: Where to Purchase?
Want to purchase a gorgeous collar and leash for your own dog? You can find the full section of dog collars, dog leashes, bow ties, and more at The French Dog! Also, don’t forget that you can also get cool custom items made to order for your dogs, including embroidered dog collars, metal buckles with engraving, and more! We think that once you see their great designs and the love put into each handcrafted item, you will see why we fell in love with our own products from The French Dog!
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Andrew C. says
I really like this collar. I will have to look at this when I get a new one for my dogs.
Daniel Scott says
I like changing my dogs’ collars with the seasons and these collars will give me many choices. Personalizing the collars is a big plus too.
I just want you to know I click on your posts and IG feed and always smile when there’s a dog post. Your dogs are sooooo gorgeous (shh dont tell my dogs)
Susan Bewley says
Aww – thank you so much! I am so glad that their smiles bring cheers to others as well. I love all dogs! <3
I really like the engraved clasp instead of the dangling tags. These are very cute and what a great idea of have matching leashes.
Susan Bewley says
It really is great! I didn’t know how much I would love it until I had an engrave clasp! I feel guilty since right before I ordered the collars I bought the girls new name tags. They are now collecting dust. lol
Michelle S says
These are such cute collars! Plus your two models are adorable…and very stylish with their collars. I don’t have a dog but it would be a fun gift for friends who have dogs.
Darcy Koch says
I like that these are hand-crafted and in something different than just plain colors. My dog would look so grand in one.
Rebecca b says
What darling collars! We’re looking for a new friend for our family and these would be a great way to show them how special.
Patricia Barraclough says
There are some really cute designs on this site. But most of them are a bit on the younger or girly side for my son’s tastes. He has two rugged dogs that run around the yard and he has taken hiking. I liked the Bear and Moose Dog Collar because it cake closest to his hobbies. If were ever get another dog for ourselves, there are many styles I would like.
These collars are some of the most attractive and unique I’ve ever seen. They look like they are very high quality as well. Glad your dogs like theirs. I may have to get one for my pup.
Crystal Rogers Walker says
What a great review and collar , my Sassy would love to have one of these pretty collars and leashes, hers is tearing up so she needs one
vickie couturier says
these are so colorful and i love the different designs,,they look very sturdy and durable too,,love that the leash and collar can match
Marcie W. says
Awesome designs! I love being able to showcase my style through my dog, especially when he feels comfortable in the process.
Jill Hanson says
These collars have so many options and patterns, they are adorable. I would have a hard time choosing with so many designs, I like.
Margaret Appel says
These are such lovely collars, leashes, & harnesses! I always wanted something prettier than the collars the stores sell, they are so bland! Thank you for sharing this site! I am earmarking it for future reference & purchasing.
belinda bell says
I love the colors and designs of these collars and I love that you can engrave the clasp. My furbaby would look so pretty in the pink rose collar.
This brand sounds so cool! I love the look of their products 🙂
Donna James says
My dog Maxine, would love a new collar. She has a big personality, so she would try to shoe it off.
Lori Thomas says
I like the variety of collars, nice colors and designs. Not having tags is nice.
Barbara Parker says
I am delighted to have been introduced to The French Dog. They have many patterns I know would look stylish on my 2 black females. My favorite are the flower patterns and they have many. Really like the pineapples and carrots too. We like to change collars for the seasons and holidays so there is a small stash started. I like the upgraded with the name and phone for my beagle who is a runner. She is chipped but having that info readily available makes a lost puppy get home quicker. As for big dog she needs a bell on hers!
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Oh my gosh! These collars are so ADORABLE. I love all of the patterns that they have available!
Linda Szymoniak says
What great quality collars. You can see in the details. I love all the great designs you can get them in, too!
Kelly Kimmell says
I really like that they can be engraved. They have so many choices to choose from.
Megan Wulff says
These collars are so adorable! I have 4 dogs and love getting them super cute collars, these collars will definitely be ones I buy.
Ruth Epstein says
I love the Navajo and Aztec collars, just beautiful plus I love items that have cultural meanings thanks
Rebecca Williams says
I love the different designs you have. The bow tie design is my favorite. Our Leonberger would look great wearing it.
Saundra Bowers says
These look like stylish quality collars. I like the personalization and the different styles available.
Linda selvage says
I love dog accessories, chico is like a lil child he loves new things
Dawn kaestner says
The Green daisy collar is so fun and happy. It would match my dog Ginny’s personality exactly!
Dana Morin says
Wow these are gorgeous, I am impressed with them I’ve never seen any collars like these! I am definitely going to be purchasing a couple of these for my puppies.
Edna Williams says
I love your dogs! I like these collars. So awesome!
Michelle Proper says
I am looking for a good collar for my huge black lab rescue. He is older and has never been walked obviously. I think I need a halter style so he’s not yanking on it and hurting himself.
Deborah D says
I love this collars! They are so stylish.
Amy Hood says
I love the designs! So many really cute options!
Cynthia Knisley says
I love their color and leashes. I want the No Pull Harness, Collar and leash. My dog weighs 56 pounds. Whenever he is on the leash he pulls> He is too strong for me. I want to teach him to heel.
Sandra Watts says
These designs are such fun! Love the colors. My favorite is the Super Powers Dog Collar.
Margot C says
I have a foster dog Samantha that I want to get a cute collar for. It would help her to stand out at adoption events. She’s cute and sweet as pie, but with seven years under her belt and a heart murmur she needs all of the marketing tools that we can bring to bear to help her find her forever home.
Wow these are the nicest collars ever! And good to know they are sturdy, as it wouldn’t be worth it otherwise! Yea!
kelley vain says
These look great, better than what I’ve seen at the local pet stores. I’m definitely considering these for my pets next collars!
k anne says
These collars are so cute & stylish. Any of them would look so adorable on my 9lb ChiChi. Thanks for the giveaway.
Anita Jude says
Oh wow these collars are amazing , stylish and adorable it would be very hard to choose one glad to know that they are built strong and durable ..Great Article
Lynne B says
You don’t see these collars at the local pet store! I like the engraved clasps.