1. Are martingale collars just for
Even though martingale collars are the recommended
collar for greyhounds/sight hounds, they work "greyt"
for ALL Breeds. Martingale collars are also known
as the "humane choker" or "gentle choke" collar.
Because the choke effect is gentle to the neck but
effective, the martingale collar is great for training.
More & more other breeds are enjoying the comfort,
reliability, and durability of martingale collars.
If you would like to see some of the breeds that are
using martingale collars, check out the
2. How do I clean or care for a Trendy
Make sure to remove ALL tags.
Place the martingale collar and/or leash in a laundry
bag, knotted pillow case, or lingerie bag. Wash
them on a gentle cycle with a mild detergent and air dry
If your dog has scratched the collar causing some
loose threads, you can run a lighter very quickly over
the threads to singe back the snapped threads.
NEVER do this while the collar is on the dog and keep
your lighter moving when you do it!!!!
Regular Collar Inspection:
You should inspect your dog
collars frequently for signs of potential problems.
Even though every
Trendy Hounds collar is made with your
dog's safety in mind, chewing and scratching can
damage even the strongest of seams.
You should frequently
check the collar to make sure it has not
loosened up over time. If you're
not sure what the proper fit of the
collar should be
Buyer is responsible
for proper use and care of product(s)
purchased from this site and proper
supervision of their dog(s).
3. What method of payments do you accept?
PayPal, money orders, cashier checks, and
Of course, PayPal is the preferred method & the
quickest form of payment. When you pay with PayPal
you can rest assure you are using the safest, easiest
form of payment. You also don't have to have a
PayPal account to use PayPal. You can use a credit
card with PayPal.
When you pay with PayPal, a money order, or cashiers
check, the processing time is as stated below in
When you pay with a personal check, your order will be
held for 7 to 10 business days upon receipt of check in
order for the money to clear your bank.
When paying with a money order, cashiers check, or
personal check, please make it payable to:
Kathleen Roberts or Trendy Hounds.
If payment is not received within 7 business days of
the order being placed it will be canceled.
Any orders outside of the United States
have to be paid through PAYPAL!!
4. How long before you ship my order?
Sewing/processing time frames are listed below.
If there is an unexpected delay, I will do my best to
notify you of the delay.
--Orders of 1 - 3 collars, please allow 3-5
business days once payment is received.
--Orders of 4+ collars, please allow 5-7
business days once payment is received.
--Wholesale orders, depending on the quantity
ordered, please allow 7-10 business days once payment is
Orders/payments received on weekends,
holidays, or after 3pm EST are processed the following
5. Do you wholesale?
Yes. It doesn't matter if you are a store, a
non-profit organization, or an adoption group, we will
be glad to help you find the perfect range of products
for your customers.
To register for a Wholesale account:
--Sign up for an account through
--Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with your username.
--Once your email request is received, you will be
emailed a "retailer agreement".
--Once we receive your acknowledgment
email in response to the "retail agreement",
your account will be upgraded to a wholesale
--You will receive an email confirming your account
has been upgraded & what you need to do to get started.
6. How are your collars made?
--Sewn on strong poly webbing
with a plush black soft fuzzy felt to help
prevent bald spots on the neck
--Heavy duty nickel
--Jacquard ribbon, woven ribbon,
grosgrain ribbon, cotton fabric
Trendy Hounds collars & leashes are
individually sewn by me; hence, the
processing times listing in question #4.
7. Sales Tax
South Carolina residents will be charged
8. Can I use Trendy Hounds collars
for Tie Out collars?
Trendy Hounds martingale collars ARE NOT
designed for tie out usage and ARE NOT
warranted for this purpose.