We surveyed 500 random male dog owners and here are the results.

  1. Collars for male dogs.
  2. Strong leather or synthetic leather collars, harnesses and leashes.
  3. Heavy duty metal buckles.
  4. A wider variety of sizes for all dog collars and harnesses, including larger sizes for Mastiffs, Great Danes, Great Pyrenees, and other large breeds.
  5. Strong and breathable dog harnesses with metal closures for hot weather to include your dog in his activities and prevent heat stroke.
  6. Hands-free dog leashes for exercising and taking walks with your dog.

Men want male dog collars, harnesses, and leashes. They want their pet’s outfit to be no frills and to represent their masculinity and make them feel comfortable while hanging out with their pet. Dog restraints are considered equipment and they expect equipment to be sturdy and capable of handling strong, muscular breeds such as Pittbulls and Dobermans. Guys want good quality when they choose collars and leashes for their dogs with a strong material and a high thread count because they do not like to buy and expect to buy only once during the dog’s life.

Men are looking for sturdy metal buckles to attach collars, harnesses, and leashes. Plastic zippers just don’t work as they can break. With enough tug, even the smallest dogs can open a plastic clasp. A metal buckle will not open and will let your pets loose.

They would like to see more sturdy dog ​​gear available in a wider variety of sizes. For those with a preference for larger dog breeds, finding larger sizes should be available for Bull Mastiffs, Great Danes, Great Pyrenees, and other breeds in the 80+ pound weight range.

Our survey showed that men mentioned that during hot weather or for those who live in hot weather areas they would like to be able to keep their animals safely restrained but also cool with a sturdy yet breathable harness to help prevent their dogs from getting they overheat during hot weather. especially when they reside in temperate areas of the world. Or if your activity is particularly rugged. You want a product to keep your pets cool.

Guys also wanted hands-free dog leashes so they could exercise or walk and have their hands free for water, cell phone, or bells. These hands-free leashes must meet all of the above criteria for masculinity, sturdy with metal buckles to prevent accidental release while providing this added convenience for the active man and his dog.

Now we know what men are looking for when preparing their dogs for walks, hikes, or any activity that includes their dogs. They want “tough” gear that looks like a man’s gear.