Look, in fairness, you can’t put them in your mouth and chew them to bits or get even a single calorie out of them, so clearly they’re not in the big leagues, but accessories are still okay. Mainly we like them because of all the extra attention we get when you put them on us. We like it when you fuss over us. Dog necklaces and pins and charms are fine, but more about you. Goggles are really cute and actually of some help when we’re in the sun or hanging out of the car window. Anything that brings us closer together is cool with us.
The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be. Konrad Lorenz
Cool dog accessories are not just for celebrities' purse puppies. Your dog can be just as chic wearing Swarovski a crystal-studded dog necklace and some awesome collar charms. You might even want to buy two of everything so you and your dog can look identical. If your pup is too conservative for dramatic matching accessories, buy him a sedate bow-tie collar charm and call it good. Maybe add a collar charm to the outside of your handbag for a fashion statement while you’re at it. Show the world you love your dog.
The best dog accessories are the ones that are both cool and useful, like Doggles K9 sunglasses for dogs. Why should you be the only one wearing eye protection from the sun? Even when it’s not sunny outside, put some rose-colored Doggles on your four-legged pal so she can see you at your best. As if she didn’t already see you that way. I mean, your dog is the only one who knows what you did last summer and doesn’t judge you for it, right?
Dog accessories make unique gifts for the dog or dog lover in your life. If you need ideas for the perfect dog gift, consider the dog's personality to help you choose. Think about how the dog resembles her human; are they both laid back and a little bit rock-and-roll? Then choose ID tags or a cool doggie bandana as your gift. Are both dog and owner a bit finicky? Then crystal-studded bone tags, one for each of them in their birthstone colors, could hit the spot. Women can attach them to their purse, necklace, zipper pull, or belt, and men can hang them from a heavy silver chain to rock this look with their dogs.
How about a cool neck chain with various dog charms dangling from it? Make a small dog feel big and a big dog feel…um…accessorized. It’s a great way to bring a smile to anyone’s face. And for singles, a charmed dog collar is a perfect conversation starter for the dog park, because we all know that’s why you really go there in the first place, right?
Dogs make us feel alive and part of nature and, to many, part of a spiritual mosaic. In a special sense, dogs are forever. Children and other people sense it and feel it instantly. Dogs plunge deep into the human heart and stay there for a lifetime. Mordecai Siegel. Dog Spelled Backwards.
I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing in his water bowl. Penny Ward Moser.
The dogs in our lives, the dogs we come to love and who (we fervently believe) love us in return, offer more than fidelity, consolation, compromise. They offer comedy, irony, wit, a wealth of anecdotes, the “shaggy dog” stories and “stupid pet tricks” that are the commonplace pleasures of life. They offer, if we are wise enough or simple enough to take it, a model for what it means to give your heart with little thought of return. Marjorie Garber. Dog Love.
Life is a series of dogs. George Carlin.