Eye-Catching LED Dog Collars for Staying Safe on Nighttime Walks

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If you're going to be out walking your dog at night, it's important to make sure that you and your dog are visible. LED light collars help other pedestrians and more importantly, drivers and cyclists, see you and your dog when you're out for a nighttime stroll—especially if you're walking alongside the road. LED lights are also useful to have on your dog if you have a fenced backyard and let your dog out on their own at night. Or, if you tend to take your dog to the park at night and let them run loose, their glowing or even blinking LED dog collar makes it easier to keep track of their whereabouts so you can make sure your dog hasn't strayed too far.


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What to consider when purchasing a light-up dog collar:

Rechargeable or Not?:‌ If you're going to be using a LED collar frequently for your dog, the most cost-effective type will be one with rechargeable batteries. This allows you to recharge your dog's LED collar when the battery runs down so it will be ready to use on your next evening walk. When picking a collar for your dog, be sure to select a collar with a battery life that fits your lifestyle.

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Durability:‌ Some light-up dog collars are intended for dogs to wear as a regular collar. Other LED collars are designed for dogs to wear them only while walking in the dark, and not to have a a dog leash attached. Make sure you select a collar type that works for your lifestyle and is going to be safe and appropriate for your dog.


Design:‌ When purchasing an LED collar for your dog, it's important to consider the shape and size of the collar. Of course, you want to make sure to purchase a collar that will be comfortable for your dog to wear, and one that's substantially visible on your dog. Dogs with long fur can sometimes be more difficult to light up with an LED collar because the light can get lost in a dog's neck fur. For heavily-coated dogs, a light ring or harness can be the most effective to keep dogs visible while dog walking.


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1. DOMIGLOW USB-Rechargeable Adjustable LED Collars for Small Dogs

Made specifically for small dog breeds, this bright LED collar can help keep your little dog visible at night. The collar has built-in LED and TPU light guiding tubing, in addition to reflective nylon stitching for increased visibility. The collar is visible from a distance of 500 meters (about 1,640 feet). This collar is rechargeable using a micro-USB cable. The collar has multiple light options including solid light, and two flashing light options: rapid flashing and stable flashing. Each full charge lasts approximately two hours for solid light, or three to five hours of quick flashing and one to two hours of steady glow. There is an easy-to-use button to change the flashing modes on the plastic buckle of the collar.


2. Blazin' Safety LED USB-Rechargeable Nylon Dog Collar

This nylon LED collar comes in sizes X-Small to Large in order to fit many breeds of dogs. The collar keeps dogs visible from up to 350 yards away. The collar has multiple light options, including strobe and blink. The collar can hold a charge for over eight hours, and the slim bulb trip has a small power box that is weatherproof. This LED collar is adjustable and has 360 degrees of illumination. The collar has a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery that is easy to charge between uses. This collar is available in seven different light color options: white, purple, pink, blue, red, yellow, and orange.



3. BSEEN USB-Rechargeable LED Dog Collar

This one-size-fits all light ring is designed for dogs to wear in addition to their regular collars when out at night. The light ring has a simple on/off button and includes different light sequence options of solid glow, fast flashing, and slow flashing. The LED light ring has a rechargeable battery and comes with a micro-USB charging cable to charge the ring. The light ring has 360-degree visibility, making it an ideal fit for dogs with long fur that can hide light collars. To fit your dog, use scissors to cut the rubber tubing, and then insert the end back into the light connector. This light ring is available in orange, pink, green, and blue light-up colors.


4. MASBRILL Rechargeable Waterproof LED Dog Collar

This light-up collar has built-in LED bulbs and a polyester webbing design. The collar is rechargeable and can hold a charge for 10-15 hours when fully charged. This collar is available in purple, pink, orange, green, blue, and red color options. The highly visible collar can keep your dog visible when out walking at night. The collar has four built-in light modes: solid light, blinking fast, blinking slow, and off. The collar is waterproof, light, and comfortable for dogs to wear and charges easily using a USB charger. The collar lights up with an LED strip of bulbs, making it comfortable and stylish for dogs to wear anytime.


5. Nite Ize NiteHowl LED Dog Collar

This LED necklace is designed to make dogs highly visible to other people when out on walks at night. The light ring collar is rechargeable with a micro-USB cable. The collar fully charges after 1 1/2 hours and can hold a charge for 5 1/2 hours of use. When in use, the collar can cycle through a rainbow of colors for increased visibility. You can also select a solid color of red, blue, or green. This collar is weather-resistant and can be worn by dogs in all types of weather while out playing or walking in the dark.

6. Nite Ize SpotLit LED Disc-O Select Dog Collar Light

With this tag, you can turn any collar into a light-up collar for your dog. This lightweight and weather-resistant dog light attaches to your dog's collar with a high-quality stainless-steel carabiner. With this LED collar light, you can select from six different color options, or set it to alternate between the colors. For families with multiple dogs. this light can be helpful for identifying where different dogs are in the yard at night. The collar works by two replaceable batteries and lasts for more than 20 hours before the batteries need to be changed.


7. noxgear LightHound LED Fiber Optics Harness for Dogs

Available in Small to X-Large sizes, this light collar harness is perfect for dogs who don't like the feeling of collars. This dog harness is also useful for making dogs extra visible while out at night. This light vest has eight very bright color options: red, yellow, magenta, blue, purple, pink, green, and cyan. The collar also includes six different multi-color and slow-fading color options for a fun light show as you walk your dog. The harness has a fabric D-ring attachment and brings reflectivity, fluorescence, and illumination together for a high visibility light harness that is visible from half a mile away when in use. The harness is available in different sizes spanning from Small to X-Large.

8. Illumifun USB-Rechargeable Glowing LED Pet Safety Collar

This LED collar is made with nylon webbing with light guide for increased visibility. The collar has three glow modes, including quick flash, slow flash, and steady glow. Dog owners can change between the light settings with a built-in button. The LED collar is rechargeable with a micro-USB cable. The collar takes two hours to charge. Once fully charged, the collar can hold a charge for eight to 10 hours of slow flash, six to eight hours of quick flash, and two to three hours of steady glow. The collar is available in sizes X-Small to Large, and within those sizes is adjustable with a slide buckle.

9. Nite Ize Rechargeable LED Dog Collar

To keep dogs visible on night walks, this LED light collar is made with integrated optical fiber and two high-powered LED lights to provide full illumination of dogs. The collar comes in lime green and blue color options. This light collar works at the push of a button and has two modes: glow and flash. The collar is water-resistant and adjustable with metal belt-buckle closure. After a single charge, the collar can glow for six hours before needing to be charged again.



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