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Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog

October 17, 2021

If you had to choose one single piece of clothing to wear every minute of every day for the next few months, you’d make sure that you put a lot…

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What makes Auburn Leathercrafters special?

October 1, 2021

Auburn Leathercrafters is best know for the wide range of dog collars and leashes that we offer – from plain to fancy and from formal to every day, but all…

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Choosing a Puppy Dog Collar or Harness

May 31, 2021

In preparation for bringing home a puppy, there is little doubt that options abound! Selecting the right puppy dog collar or harness can be overwhelming. With so many options in material – nylon,…

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Handmade Leather Dog Leashes: A Case for Fixed-length Leashes

May 14, 2021

If you’re like a lot of dog owners, you may feel completely confused by what leash to purchase for your dog. Retractable or fixed length? What length? What material? Are there any…

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Why You Can’t Beat Quality Bridle Leather Dog Collars

April 29, 2021

Dog collars come in many styles and materials. Quality bridle leather was perhaps the first material used to make dog collars and leashes. To this day, it remains the gold…

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Stylish & Functional Dog Collar Accessories

April 26, 2021

Frankly, the most important function of a dog collar is, well…function! It needs to deliver on safety, comfort, and adjustability. Collars ensure safety for you, your dog, other dogs, and…

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Handmade Dog Collars – Part II: A Wonderful Gift for Fido

April 16, 2021

Few things in life mean more to us than our four-legged friends. They’re part of our families. They are our companions, our confidantes, and a source of constant joy. We…

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Handmade Dog Collars – Part I: Thoughtful, Unique, and Sustainable

March 31, 2021

There’s no other dog like yours. Shouldn’t his collar be just as unique? Few items for your pup are more memorable and special than a handmade dog collar. They’re often…

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4 Benefits of a Rope Dog Collar

March 15, 2021

When you think of a rope collar, you may first picture something you’d use to lead a farm animal—a horse, cow, or goat, for instance. But, believe it or not,…

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How to Use a Slip Leash Correctly

February 27, 2021

Before we answer the question ‘how to use a slip leash correctly’ there may be other questions to answer first. For all the shapes and sizes there are for dogs,…

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Why Your Dog Might Need a Martingale Collar

February 23, 2021

There is a dizzying array of collar options, as any dog owner has quickly learned by setting foot in any standard pet store. Size, fit, style, color, and fabric are…

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Dog Behavior: Why do Dogs Pull on the Leash?

January 31, 2021

Walking your dog is a great activity for you and your dog. You get to take in the fresh air, it’s healthy to get the exercise and often a chance…

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Bridle Leather Dog Collars for Comfort and Durability

October 6, 2020

Today’s consumer is looking for things that are more natural. The pet industry is no exception. For many years, those shopping for their pets have been searching for natural pet…

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The Benefits of Tuscan Leather Dog Collars for You and Your Pup

September 8, 2020

Approximately ​63.4 million U.S. households​ own a dog and spend a total of $99 billion annually on their furry friends. Because we consider our pets a part of our family,…

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Our New Website

June 3, 2019

Welcome to the new and improved AuburnDirect.com! In our new website, we have joined our wholesale and direct-to-consumer sites into one easy-to-use platform. This is the place to find your…

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The Difference Leather Edge Finishing Makes

The Difference Leather Edge Finishing Makes

October 24, 2017

Auburn Leathercrafters products are already exceptional for their quality, durability, and appearance. But many collars and leashes go above and beyond with the finishing touches—specifically edge finishing. Hand-finished edges on…

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Pet Safety During Storms

Pet Safety During Storms

September 10, 2017

It’s not usually something we like to think about, but it is necessary: pet safety during storms. As our country is battered with hurricanes and tropical storms in the south…

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Traveling with Your Dog

Traveling with Your Dog

June 16, 2017

Did I pack my toothbrush? Do I have enough socks? Will I even need socks? Oh the thoughts that cross my mind before I travel! If you’re like me, you…

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Stress Signals

Stress Signals

June 9, 2017

Dogs are very good communicators. The problem is that they do not communicate in the same way that we do. Dogs use their body language to communicate. If you observe…

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On Raising Puppies to Become Service Dogs

On Raising Puppies to Become Service Dogs

May 31, 2017

The first question out of everyone’s mouth is “How can you let them go?” When I first started raising puppies for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, I didn’t know how…

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