Mingus and Dottie are always on the lookout for stylish accessories that are rugged and practical enough for everyday use, so we were stoked to get a chance to try out these cool collars and leashes from Grey Paw Design. Handmade in Portland, Oregon, Grey Paw’s sophisticated designs are just our style. Check out our review (and a special discount code) below!

[Disclosure: Mingus and Dottie were sent a collar and leash from Grey Paw to review. All view and opinions are our own.]

Mingus & Dottie Try It: Grey Paw Design Leashes and Collars in collars leads

Grey Paw accessories (mostly leashes and collars, but also adorable bowties and travel mats) are, as mentioned, all handmade in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Aren’t they beea-uuu-tee-ful? I love that they’re constructed from durable, locally-sourced materials like cotton rope, hemp string, and vegetable tanned leather. Mingus and Dottie are really into quality craftsmanship and design (oh, wait — that would be me), and Grey Paw leashes and collars have both in spades. The attention to detail in construction is impeccable, and the materials used to fashion Grey Paw accessories seem specially selected for quality and durability.

Mingus & Dottie Try It: Grey Paw Design Leashes and Collars in collars leads

Durability and quality materials are important to us, but my favorite aspect of Grey Paw leashes and collars is their overall design aesthetic and stylish details. From the classy hand-dyed cotton rope to the ribbon featuring Grey Paw’s custom arrowhead print to the just-so decorative leather tags and metal hardware, everything about Grey Paw’s design has me all a-drool. If I were a dog, I would totallyyyy wear this stuff. (I think I’d be a bloodhound.) I also like that many of the collars feature quick-release clasps, in both plastic and brass, which we prefer for safety and convenience.

Mingus & Dottie Try It: Grey Paw Design Leashes and Collars in collars leads

The good news is, with Grey Paw, you don’t have to sacrifice substance for style. Dottie’s been rockin’ her Grey Paw collar for over a week now, and besides a few tiny to-be-expected dings (which I actually like the look of) in the brass clasp, it’s still in awesome, like-new shape. If you knew how rough-and-tumble our little Dot is, you’d know that’s high praise. And when she does get it dirty? It’s hand-washable! The rope leash is lightweight, comfortable to hold, and just the right length (a little over 5′ long).

Mingus & Dottie Try It: Grey Paw Design Leashes and Collars in collars leads

Grey Paw offers incredible quality and style for a completely affordable price, and to pay homage to their inspiration, rescue Doxie Link, they donate a portion of sales to rescue organizations. Check out the entire collection over at Grey Paw!

Bonus: From now until March 28th, enter the discount code “DOGMILK” at checkout to receive 15% off your order. Hooray!