This post is sponsored by dogIDs.
dogIDs is a company that offers personalized dog ID tags, dog collars, leashes and other dog supplies.
The company sent us one of its reflective waterproof ScruffTag collars for my dog Remy.
The ScruffTag collar is waterproof, smell resistant and comes with a built-in, personalized nameplate so there’s no need for jingling tags.
We’re giving away a FREE reflective waterproof ScruffTag dog collar to one lucky reader. Just leave a comment at the end of this post to enter. Click here.
dogIDs reflective waterproof ScruffTag dog collar review
My thoughts on the reflective waterproof collar:
My black Lab mix Ace has worn a red waterproof ScruffTag collar from dogIDs for a couple of years, and I knew I would also love the reflective version of the collar for Remy.
The ScruffTag collars are the most durable, practical collars we own. They just doesn’t get dirty and they don’t smell no matter how many times my dogs go swimming or hiking.
The collars are made out of durable BioThane Beta material, according to dogIDs. BioThane is extremely tough and resistant to the elements so it won’t crack in the cold or melt in the heat.
And dogIDs is based out of Fargo, N.D., where I lived for 10 years. Trust me, the folks there know about “the elements”!
The ScruffTag collars come with stainless steel hardware that is 100% corrosion proof, according to dogIDs. I love the engraved nameplates because I prefer not to have jingling tags on my dogs’ collars. Can we say, annoying?
How much does the collar cost?
Use code THATMUTT for 10% off anything from dogIDs. Click HERE.
The reflective waterproof collar is $34 at dogIDs.com. This includes the personalized, engraved nameplate.
The reflective collars come in blue, green, orange, pink or red and in sizes starting at 1″ by 14″ up to 1″ by 24″. (If you have a small dog, check out the non-reflective version.)
What’s unique about the ScruffTag collar?
The ScruffTag collar line is trademarked by dogIDs, and what makes these collars unique is the built-in nameplate that sits on the “scruff” of your dog’s neck. Since the nameplate is built into the collar it won’t fall off. The personalized plate is also easy to read when standing above and behind the dog, a safer option vs. reaching under the dog’s neck for their information.
Each nameplate can be engraved with up to 4 lines in your choice of 13 fonts. Every dogIDs tag is engraved with a high power fiber commercial engraving to create a clean design that won’t wear off, according to the company.
dogIDs guarantees the engraving will last the lifetime of your pet and if you end up moving or need to update your info it will install a new nameplate for $5 plus shipping.
Pros of the reflective waterproof ScruffTag collar:
- Not only is it reflective and waterproof but it’s odor resistant!
- High-quality and durable
- Doesn’t get dirty, dirt and mud seems to just fall off
- Weather resistant
- Embedded nameplate – so no jingling tags!
- Perfect for dogs that like to swim (no mildew smell on the collar)
- Good for active dogs, hunting dogs, dogs that visit the beach or dog park, dogs that play in the snow
- $34 might seem like a lot for a collar but it will last your dog years.
- The reflective version is not available in sizes under 1″ by 14″ (the non-reflective version comes in smaller sizes).
Would I buy this collar?
Yes! I love this collar. My senior dog Ace has been wearing the non-reflective version for years, and I would definitely buy these for my dogs.
Would I recommend the collar to others?
Yes. Buy one! It’s worth the $34.
Use code THATMUTT for 10% off anything from dogIDs.
Giveaway: Win a FREE reflective waterproof collar for your dog
dogIDs is giving away a FREE reflective waterproof ScruffTag collar to one reader of That Mutt. Must have a U.S. mailing address to win. The winner can choose between a standard waterproof collar or a reflective version.
Just leave a comment below. Why are you interested in this collar?
Also note that everyone signed up for the $7/mo option or higher on That Mutt’s Patreon page receives automatic entry into ALL giveaways. Sign up here.
Contest runs through Friday 9 a.m. PST Jan. 13 so get your entries in soon! I’ll announce the winner in Sunday’s email. Sign up for That Mutt’s daily training emails here.
Would your dog love to win a collar from dogIDs?
Just let me know in the comments!
Wednesday 15th of February 2017
Nice collar, i would like to buy it. I have a doggy and I found The BERLIN riveted collar is stunning with its two colored leather. I ordered it from "Timely Design”. Who provides the chemical free and high quality ecofriendly dog products.
Sunday 22nd of January 2017
I love the fact that the collar is durable, and bright colored. My dogs current collar is getting dull.
Tuesday 17th of January 2017
I would love to win a collar because my dogs are always in need of a new color because we can't afford to buy the nice expensive ones and it would be great if we could have one of these for our dog Roxie so she can have a nice and sturdy collar.
Saturday 14th of January 2017
This reflective collar would be great for our late night walks!
Friday 13th of January 2017
A brilliant idea for easy looking for my boy in the bark. As I get older it is harder to spot him in the dark so one of these would make it so much easier