We’re winding down the year here at Dog Milk and taking some time to look back at the awesome posts, products, pets, and people we’ve had a chance to feature in 2012. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be sharing the top posts from our main categories before we unveil the best of the best: the ten most popular posts of 2012!

For the fashionable hound, we present the top 5 clothing and collar/leash features of 2012!

Dog Apparel by Free Stitch — Beautiful handmade clothing and collars from Japan.

2012 Year in Review: Best of Clothes, Collars, and Leashes in collars leads clothing

Beaded Collars by The Kenyan Collection – Hand-beaded by artisans of the Maasai tribe in Kenya, each and every collar is a unique, one-of-a-kind piece!

2012 Year in Review: Best of Clothes, Collars, and Leashes in collars leads clothing

“I Will Lick You” Dog Tag by Billetdoux – For the dog who needs to come with a caveat.

2012 Year in Review: Best of Clothes, Collars, and Leashes in collars leads clothing

Halloween Hounds 2012 – 20 costumes for dogs who know how to party!

2012 Year in Review: Best of Clothes, Collars, and Leashes in collars leads clothing

DIY Custom Doggy Tracksuit — How to turn a kid-sized piece into a tailored tracksuit for your dog!