Chihuahuas, Malteses, Pugs, Shih Tzus, Pekingeses, Pomeranians, Toy Poodles and Chinese Cresteds
These big in sprit, but small in stature dogs, have a tendency, if their dog collars, leashes, harness and ID tags are too heavy in weight, to develop neck and back issues latter in life. As a result, dog collars, and the attached hardware and adornment for the Toy Group need to be miniaturized.
These playfully tiny dogs are often able to jump unbelievably high; and are usually very limber. Many examples within this group have been known to bite their own harness off while walking, or leisurely taking a nap. Some energetic Toy Group breeds have even been known to chew through a playmates dog collar while in the heat of roll and tumble dog-collar pulling game.
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Due to the Toy dogs tendency to play hard, fabric and webbing teacup dog collars need to be colorfast and washable; and leather collars should be well constructed.
When taking a Toy Group dog out for a walk, having a correctly fitted dog collar and attached leash is a must. No one wants a hard-to-see 5 lb dog loose in traffic, because his or her collar slipped off. Ideally, the dog-collar circumference needed beyond a toy dog’s actual neck size is usually about a ½”; and the ideal width for teacup dog collar is 5/8” or less.
Needless to say, “Little” in dog collars doesn’t always translate into less when it comes to price. Due to the smallness of the area, the teacup dog collar’s construction work is quite tedious; and thus, at times more expensive.