Bonfire Plaid - Half Check Chain Martingale Dog Collar - Ruff Roxy

A CHAIN martingale (half-check collar) option has been added for those needing a quicker response in training or working sessions. The control loop is made from chain and the collar is made from nylon. These type of collars are designed to allow more control than a standard buckle collar and still be safe to use. Best suited for short-haired dogs. Fine-haired or fluffy haired dogs should use the traditional nylon martingale.

Paracord Martingale, Half Chain, Choker, Dog Collar - SMALL - 10" or less

Country Brook Design half check collars are a more humane type of choke collar. Part collar and part chain, the half check collar is comparable to a martingale collar because it is a limited choke collar. It has a two-loop design that works by tightening on the dog’s neck when she is trying to remove her head from the collar, but will loosen again when the dog stops struggling.

Aztec Summer Pink and Mint - Half Check Chain Martingale Dog Collar

Solid brass half choke chain für dog collars. Size L-XL also available. As with the Martingale collar, the half check collar is positioned and fit in the same manner. When the dog pulls or tries to slip this collar over its head, the chain slides through the rings, tightening the webbing around the dog's neck. The chain itself never tightens around the neck. The dog only feels the webbing or the leather. The distinctive clinking noise also serves as a training tool as the dog pulls against the Half check collar.

Sky Brushstrokes - Half Check Chain Martingale Dog Collar - Ruff Roxy

Half check collars, or half choke collars, are usually made of leather or nylon webbing and chain, while Martingale collars are made totally of nylon webbing. Both of these specialty collars have a two-loop design that works by tightening on the dogs neck when it is trying to remove its head from the collar, but will loosen again when the dog stops struggling against it. The unique, limited closure of the half check collar and the Martingale collar prevents it from becoming too tight. However, the fit and positioning of each of these collars is extremely important.

Rosey Posey - Half Check Chain Martingale Dog Collar - Ruff Roxy


Half check collars are a variation of humane choke collars and Country Brook Design offers custom-made selections that are high fashion. A half check collar is part collar and part chain. The half check collar is comparable to the martingale collar because it is a limited choke collar. It has a two-loop design that works by tightening on the dog's neck when it is trying to remove its head from the collar or is struggling against a leash, but will loosen again when the dog stops struggling.Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life shows how you can make a martingale dog collar with a half chain. The collar part is made from an upcycled leather belt and a scrap of vintage fabric. The leather make a sturdy collar, and the fabric just makes it cute.