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Old 09-19-2013, 11:38 AM
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Has anybody ordered these collars from CGDS?

http://www.canadiangundogsupply.com/...y-Collars.html

I bought two because I'd heard so much good stuff about the biothane collars from GDS. Unfortunately, shipping to Canada with GDS would have cost about $25 bucks... I couldn't justify paying that shipping for a $12 collar, so I went the Canadian route.

Unimpressed. There is no zoom option on the photo on the website, but I assumed what I'd be buying would be a biothane collar. Instead I got shitty 1-ply nylon collars coated in some kind of clear plastic/polymer. They feel gross in my hands and are just ugly - I hate seeing the nylon fabric through the clear coating. There's even a tear in the plastic on one of them, so water can get in to the nylon.
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:45 PM
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Check out dogwalkies. I've heard some great things about their products and actually just put in a custom order from them today!
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:04 PM
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I have been really, really wanting the biothane collars from GDS, but have been put off by the price for shipping to Canada as well. I was looking at the Canadian Gun Dog Supply yesterday. Now I'm glad I didn't order them.
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:14 PM
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Dog Walkies. The shipping to Canada killed me on a GDS collar as well. Dog Walkies was more expensive ($22/ collar) and two collars cost me $56 but the company is absolutely FABULOUS. Easy, fast& custom sized. Plus, so many pretty colors!!
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:56 PM
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dog walkies in in Canada so shipping should be much better!
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Old 09-21-2013, 10:30 PM
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I just got my collars from Gun Dog Supply. I'm from calgary, AB. My shipping was only 10.75, are you sure the shipping was $25?

These were my options:
UPS Expedited $45.78 (allow 2-4 days for delivery) New Total $57.73
USPS First Class Int'l Mail $10.76 (allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery).
USPS Priority Mail Int'l $28.76 (allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery)

I selected the USPS First Class, obviously, and my collars arrived in two weeks. I'm really happy with their biothane collars.
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Old 09-21-2013, 10:34 PM
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I just got my collars from Gun Dog Supply. I'm from calgary, AB. My shipping was only 10.75, are you sure the shipping was $25?

These were my options:
UPS Expedited $45.78 (allow 2-4 days for delivery) New Total $57.73
USPS First Class Int'l Mail $10.76 (allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery).
USPS Priority Mail Int'l $28.76 (allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery)

I selected the USPS First Class, obviously, and my collars arrived in two weeks. I'm really happy with their biothane collars.
The shipping from the American site was $25+ ..CGDS isn't as nice, apparently!
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Old 09-21-2013, 10:59 PM
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The shipping from the American site was $25+ ..CGDS isn't as nice, apparently!
Yes, I know. My collars are from the american Gun Dog Supply and my shipping was only 10.75. Give them a call if you're having trouble with the online shipping.
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:53 AM
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Sorry, was tipsy when I read that and read your post wrong. I wish they had $10 shipping.. may have to call them!!
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Old 09-22-2013, 03:09 PM
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I wonder why the shipping was so cheap for you. I may call and ask - right now I'm trying to get a hold of CGDS to see if I can return the collars and get a refund....

The collars are made by Mendota, which is NOT advertised on collar's page on the CGDS website. If it were, I would have looked into them a little further. I'm disappointed all around that pertinent information and clear photos are not available on the website, and FALSE information is listed regarding what the collars are made of.
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