🎈 Celebrating 10 Years 🎈
🎈 Celebrating 10 Years 🎈
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Australian Made Week 2024

Australian Made Week 2024

Who we got snuggly with for Australian Made Week 2024!

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Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 3

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Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 3

C&R Out & AboutWhen I started my C&R journey, I went to many events. It was exhausting but I loved meeting all the dogs and their people. It was a huge buzz to have my work on display and get my name out into the Perth public.Gradually I scaled back to the major events as my online presence increased. I wanted to remain in touch with the public, meet my customers and get hands-on with dogs and their needs, so I became selective with my event choices. There are several I support and advertise every year - I often received...

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Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 2

Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 2

Part 2 of the History of C&R brings me to K9 All Terrain.K9AT is a business I started alongside C&R to focus on waterproof, vibrant PVC gear. I didn't want the high-end leather side of C&R to be impacted by what I viewed as a 'lessor' option. It became busy and less viable to have them as separate entities - so they were merged. I was supporting Leatherite which was the Aussie version of the popular BioThane. Leatherite closed their shop which saw the migration to BioThane for C&R.Not So Fun Fact: The company I used to create the files for...

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Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 1

Ten Years In The 'Making' - Part 1

Grab your leash...This will be a year of reflection for me, because this November marks 10 years of Collar & Ruff's existence. As we move through 2024, I'd love to share some stories with you. It all started with a feeling.Not only do I remember making the first collar that you see above, but I remember sitting round the table with my family and realising I could give this dream a go. How little did I know about business!Fun Fact: The original business name I liked was "Blue Hippo Collars" which is quite meaningless to most, but it made me...

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Leather vs Biothane SHOWDOWN

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Leather vs Biothane SHOWDOWN

Biothane and leather are two popular materials used for making dog collars, leashes, and harnesses. Here are my top remarks on both to help you choose.

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