[NEW PRODUCT] How to Put a Bandana on Your Dog

Bandanas are an instant way to dress up your dog – without the discomfort of a full outfit. Not only do they look adorable on dogs of all coat types, breeds and sizes, they’re easily the most useful accessory you’ll add to your dog’s wardrobe.

Why Do People Put Bandanas On Dogs?

Bandanas are more than just a stylish accessory. Here’s how you can get more out of your dog’s cute digs:

  • Mop up drool. For dogs with juicy jowls, like Bulldogs and Mastiffs, a bandana can catch drips before they hit the floor or furniture. You can also use the bandana to wipe your hands, or any stray puddles.
  • Keep your dog cool. Dampen with cool water to keep your dog from overheating on hot summer days.
  • Use calming spray. If your dog has anxiety, you can spritz a calming blend of essential oils onto their bandana to keep the soothing scent close to their nose. A calming spray like ThunderEssence can be used daily, or as needed on trips to the vet, during travel and other potentially stressful events.
  • Apply flea and tick spray. Before you let your dog play outdoors, spray some flea and tick spray on your dog’s bandana. This works best with a natural spray, as some products are not meant to be used close to the nose and mouth. Thick neck fur is a favorite hiding spot for bugs that bite, so this method can serve as extra protection for your dog. You’ll need to spray the rest of their body, too, though, or use a sprayed bandana in conjunction with another protective product.

How To Put A Bandana On Your Dog

It’s easy to tie a bandana around your dog’s neck. Simply lay it flat, printed side down. Fold it diagonally, into a triangle. Then, take the two corners along the folded edge, bring them together, and tie a simple knot.

As with collars, bandanas should never be left around a dog’s neck while they are crated or unattended. In rare instances, a bandana may get caught on something, and your dog may tangle themselves even more trying to escape, which can lead to strangulation.

Also take care if you have other pets, or if you ever take your dog to a dog park. During play, one dog’s teeth can get caught in another’s bandana, which could also pose a strangulation hazard.

A tight fit is not necessary. Allow at least enough space for you to fit two fingers between the bandana and your dog’s neck without pressing into their skin. You can even leave it loose enough to slip over their head if pulled. That way, in the event the bandana gets snagged on something, your dog would be able to wriggle their way out.

Expand Your Dog’s Wardrobe With FunDog Bandanas!

It’s easy to dress up your dog for every occasion with FunDog Bandanas. Dogs love the extra attention they get when they wear a snazzy new style, and most don’t mind wearing the comfortable, durable fabrics. Our two-packs are perfect for building up your dog’s collection or sharing with friends!

Win a FREE set of FunDog Bandanas!
Do you love dressing up your pet for holidays or just for fun?  Just leave a comment below letting us know which of the 3 styles you prefer and you could win a FREE set of FunDog Bandanas from 1800PetMeds! Three winners will be chosen at random Monday, September 16, 2019, so everyone who participates has a chance to win! There will be a total of three (3) winners. (Limited to residents of the U.S.) Good luck!  

Congrats to the drawing winners: Misty L, Karen K, and Cheryl G!  Look for an email from us about claiming your prize! 

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  1. Hi! Julieta and I love the Halloween bandanas. Fingers and paws crossed!

  2. My Bella would love being “dressed up” for Halloween or any other holiday ‼️‼️

  3. Bandanas are the maximum costume my shiba’s will allow! Thx for keeping the fit and heathy all year around

  4. Finley my miniature Schnauzer would just love the ‘funny bandana’ set … Add to his cuteness!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  5. Cali would look too cute in the Boo Bandana! Thanks for this chance!

  6. I have two pups and all of them would be great, but I think that the Christmas ones are my favorite. Thank you.

  7. Gunner likes naughty is the new nice. His 2 legged mmommy typed christmas for him ty

  8. Jack and Annie would love the Halloween Bandanas!

  9. I love the Halloween ones.

  10. Love the Bandanas, “I’m the reason we can’t have Nice Things” & “IN MY DEFENSE, I WAS LEFT-UNSUPERVISED”. Just TOO cute!!!

  11. I really like these bandanas! All 3 sets are great, but if I have to choose I would pick the “I’m the reason” and “I was left unsupervised”. Adorable!

  12. Lorraine/ connie FoxSeptember 13, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    I forgot to tell you the pumpkin is super I’d love to have two of them for my girls

  13. I like the one I was left unsupervised that fits the both of my little dogs

  14. Hello i like all of them, i Like to dress my little shitzu and yorkie.

  15. I love them all such a hard choice, I really like the Halloween ones. Fingers crossed Thank you

  16. My fur babies love bandanas, They wear them with pride plus I can spray them with Adaptil to help calm them during storms or loud events like New Years Eve! The Christmas ones would look adorable for our Santa pictures! Thanks.

  17. My furbabies look the cutest in Christmas clothes! We hope we win – Kylo Pepper and Mom

  18. I like the first set. Could use it all year for my Holly and Sarah.

  19. In my defense and I’m the reason unfortunately fit my dog to a T! Al almost 9 she can still manage to get into trouble on some days 😩

  20. Love the Christmas set!

  21. Would love the Halloween set for our Mooseie!

  22. I love these bandanas. My choice would be the pair that includes “In my defense I was left unsupervised”.

  23. The 3 I adore the 1st set which say I’m the Reason we Can’t Have Nice Things and In my defense, I was left Unsupervised!

  24. The Halloween ones are adorable!

  25. A great set for one of my grand fur babies.

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