A high quality dog collar can last a dog many years if maintained properly. Most dogs love to play, run and roll around in the dirt, which can make keeping their collars and leashes difficult to keep clean. Cleaning your dog's collar not only keeps your companion looking fresh, it also helps extend the lifespan of your dog collar and collar components. Read below and watch the video above for a quick and easy step by step dog collar cleaning tutorial.
Step 1: Fill a bowl with warm water, dissolve 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and soak the collar for 15 minutes.
Step 2: After soaking the collar, rinse the collar to remove excess dirt before scrubbing.
Step 3: Scrub the collar with a brush, being careful around the embroidery.
Step 4: After scrubbing the collar, rinse thoroughly in clean warm water.
Step 5: Dry collar with a towel, making sure any metal hardware is completely dry.
Step 6: Allow the collar to dry overnight or until it is dry to the touch.