Up Country is a boutique manufacturer of dog collars and leads based in Rhode Island. Each collar and lead is hand-made in the USA and all the sesigns are the creation of local artist Donna Bodell. Ribbon collars are made from high-tensile strength nylon webbing with sewn on polyester/nylon ribbons. Our ribbons are stain and fray resistant; designed to last a lifetime. All collar and lead hardware is cast, not welded brass for extra strength. Our buckles are Coast Guard approved for high weight hold. Machine wash cold, air dry.