The Herm Sprenger Show Collar is not your everyday collar. This special collar was made for the show ring to keep your dog's head up while the dog is walking or running around the show ring. This collar was designed for the show ring to keep your dog attentive while your dog being able to breathe easy. This is from the most famous German company for making dog collars, so you know it is high quality. It comes in either brass or stainless. Remember this collar is for the show ring not everyday walking.