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KNOW YOUR BREED: SAFETY- 
MARTINGALE
COLLARS

by Nomi Berger

KNOW that like all Sighthounds, IGs have long, slender heads that are much smaller

than their lean necks.

KNOW that if you attach a leash to a normal collar (also known as a tag collar) your IG

can easily slip out of the collar leaving you with nothing but that collar and leash in your

hand.

KNOW that IGs are built for speed, they can run 25 mph and have a strong prey drive.

They can leave you behind, feeling helpless and frantic.

KNOW that the chances of you catching an IG before they are either out of sight or

struck by a car are unlikely. And because their identifying tags are likely on that collar

you are holding, the chances of them being safely returned are slim.

KNOW that a Martingale Collar is specifically designed to prevent Sighthounds like IGs

from backing out of the collar. The Martingale Collar has two loops, the smaller one

being the control loop which tightens when pulled. The second loop is the adjustment

loop, which you adjust to fit your IGs neck.

KNOW that Martingale Collars are a simple solution that can make the difference

between tragedy or LIFE. A Martingale Collar can help assure your precious pet’s safety

when on walks or getting to and from the car.

KNOW that, most of all, TIGR is always available to help!

Artiles by Nomi Berger. Nomi is the best selling author of seven novels, one work of non-fiction and two volumes of poetry. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with her adopted Maltese, Mini, and volunteers her writing skills to animal rescue groups in Canada and the USA.