Dog tags: the importance of dog tags for your pet

Dog tags: the importance of dog tags for your pet

Dog tags

Having their own dog tags is very important for dogs. In some countries, it is compulsory for a dog to wear their identification dog tag if they are in public places. But there are a lot of other benefits that dog tags have for our furry friends.

Many times, dog owners argue that their dogs do not need one since they only spend their time in the house. Considering that only 15-20% of lost dogs are returned home, maybe it is time to reconsider. Dogs can escape and easily get lost. Hence, the importance of him wearing a dog tag.

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Benefits of dog tags

Some benefits of dog tags are:

  • They are the quickest “ticket back home” in the case that they go astray;
  • If fashion is a thing to you, you can get your pooch a pretty nice one and will look great on them;
  • In the case that your dog goes astray, it is an indication that your dog is not actually a stray. This should make anyone stop and try to check how to return it as a favor.

Not too many dogs wear dog tags today

You have probably heard the stories of dog owners who try to dodge the responsibility they acquired with the dog. These are some of the excuses we hear when it comes to putting a dog tag:

“They lost their tags and I never replaced them.”

“I don’t like the noise it makes and it wakes the baby.”

“We live in the country  and my dog has the run of the land.”

“My dog does not like wearing collars.”

The cost of dog tags

Depending on how fancy you want to get, dog tags are rather inexpensive. You can get them in all sizes and colors. Choose the size to meet the size of your dog.

In Dogalize we care for your dog and want to help you take the best care of your pooch.  We have plenty of information and resources to help you raise that boy. Visit us to learn more.