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Fresh as a daisy: 10 fetching spring styles for your dog to greet the new season

What if spring actually springs and your dog is still in its tatty winter collar? Do you really want that to happen? What will the cats say? Wunderdog scouts the latest spring styles plus a couple of perennial favourites

Hiro + Wolf Totem print collection

Just like east Londoners can wear prints nobody else can, so too can Hiro + Wolf pull off prints we never thought possible. Just launched is the Totem range in Miami Vice shades, printed by Dutch wax fabric specialists Vlisco. If you want your dog to be cooler than you, this is the way to go. From £15 at Hiro + Wolf

Prunkhund Riviera Blue collection

The German mother-daughter team behind Prunkhund works closely with a rescue charity in Hungary, Pfotenretter Ungarn. Based in Munich, Andrea Hinze’s beautiful accessories brand manufactures everything in Bavaria. The models are all rescue dogs (from left): 14-year-old Gipsy, a rescue dog from Greece; senior privately rehomed bull terrier Prince; Holly, a deaf Dalmatian from a French animal charity. The Riviera collection includes leads, harnesses, collars and bandanas. From €32 at Prunkhund

Edition 12 biothane colourblock collection

Harriet Goodings and her adorable dachshund Frankie divide their time between London and Norwich, where Edition 12 is produced. Harriet previously used mainly leather with her signature powder-coated metalware and is now focusing on biothane, which is waterproof and easier to clean (great for dogs that like a muddy swim). From £43 for a collar at Edition 12 

Hound Collection Jellies collection

Remember Jellies sandals for summer? Yeah you do! This is the dog equivalent to the rubber accessories that scream “summer”. Available in on-trend ocean blue and peony pink among other colours. Wunderdog’s rescue pup-teenager demands the harness for her summer holidays, cause she is a girl. From £60 at Hound Collection

Dogs & Horses Rolled leather slip lead

Late Wunderdog Pippa had a collar by this British maker and new Wunderdog Goldie also wears it, such is the quality that not even mud-ophile canines can wear it down. Using traditional craftsmanship, these items are for dogs’ dogs. The spring colours are a looker as well. £50 from   Dogs & Horses

See Scout sleep emerald & navy range

This Dutch (originally US) label has a way with geometric prints. Using environmentally friendly materials such as hemp webbing, each of its prints covers the range of dog products, from leads to non-pull harnesses. There are even shopping bags for humans available, featuring the same print. Just saying… From €35 at See Scout Sleep

Found My Animal vintage floral and denim collar

The Brooklyn-based brand can do no wrong. Having made its name with hand-dyed rope leads, the team organises regular rescue drives to the Miami Dade animal shelter and brings dogs to Brooklyn, where they have a better chance of finding a new home. This collection of vintage collars is too cute for spring. $35 at Found My Animal

Fetch & Follow two-colour leather collar

The London-based label found inspiration for its spring collection in the Japanese tradition ‘mottaini‘, which centres around wasting nothing of the intrinsic value on an object. Much-loved and worn items get repaired instead of thrown out, becoming items of unique beauty in themselves. The collection includes two-collar leather collars in grey/navy or natural/grey leather, embossed with ‘Free Spirit’ or ‘Wild & Free’. From £50 at Fetch & Follow

Benji + Moon Moon leather dog collar

From South Africa, this wonderful label by Hanneke Schutte and Karen Carr (and their seven dogs plus cat) hits all the right spots: modern design, produced by local artisans, and 5% goes to charity CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare). The signature Moon collar is just a very beautiful piece of design. Matching leads are available, bien sur. From £14.28 from Benji + Moon

Ware of The Dog striped webbing harness and lead plus bag holders

Is there anything (in fashion) that says “summer” like multi-coloured stripes? Beach chairs, umbrellas, balls – and from this US label this gorgeous harness and matching lead. Ware of The Dog has some quirky items in its online store, including the vinyl poo bag holders, so have a good browse. Harness from $56 at Ware of the Dog

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