Material and care


Here you will find information on the selected materials that we use to manufacture our accessories, as well as tips and information on how to care for the products.

All leashes and collars are made by hand in Germany with a lot of passion. Each product is adapted to the dog and is therefore unique! We also produce 100% vegan leashes and collars on request.These are made of weatherproof materials, polypropylene multifilem (PPM), biothane, cotton rope or hemp rope.

Our leashes are usually 2 x adjustable and therefore extremely practical, as you can regulate and adjust the length as you desire. Custom-made products are possible on request.

Our adjustable collars are connected with a Biothane adapter. The collars can be adjusted in size as required. The doubled rope ensures a comfortable fit for the dog on the neck and protects it at the same time. For dogs with a neck size of more than 40 cm, we recommend a 3-folded rope (from size L).

Our material

PPM (polypropylene multifilem)

Is a weatherproof rope with the following properties:

- Very light and comfortable material
- Extremely robust
- Non-toxic, safe for humans and animals (OEKO-TEX®)
- No quick pollution
- does not mold
- Doesn't absorb water
- UV-resistant

Biothane

Biothane is a good leather alternative with the following properties:

- Extremely robust material
- Light and comfortable material
- No quick pollution
- Does not rot / antibacterial
- Doesn't absorb water
- UV-resistant (no color fading)
- High wear resistance

leather
Leather is a natural and very comfortable material. It lies comfortably in the hand and adapts smoothly to the dog's neck.The special thing about leather is that it can develop a beautiful patina over time. We only use leather from the EU and our fatty leather is vegetable tanned.
Cotton rope
We use cotton rope for our woof balls and to make leashes and collars. It is a biodegradable material. We source our cotton ropes exclusively from Europe.
Hemp rope
Our hemp rope is also a completely natural and biodegradable product. The hemp rope is also very robust and has a special look. Our hemp rope is produced regionally in Germany.
Fittings
We use hardware made of brass, stainless steel and zinc die-cast to manufacture our leashes and collars. Different color combinations are available.
Our recommendation:
Small scissor carabiners = small dogs up to 10 kg
Large scissor carabiners = medium-sized dogs
Bolt carabiners are available on request.
For larger dogs from 25 kg and / or dogs that pull on the leash, we recommend reinforced haredware (we can use these for your product for a small extra charge.)
ATTENTION: This is our recommendation, every dog owner knows his dog best and should decide accordingly.
Please note that a leash (this applies to all leashes available on the market) for dogs that pull extremely, may not have as long a lifespan as it is the case with dogs that don't pull on the leash. We manufacture jewelry accessories for dogs, so our leashes are not suitable for sporting use (e.g. for pulling sports, etc.).
Colored hardware (such as rose gold) can fade or peel off over time and get a "used look". For frequent use in / with salt water, we recommend brass or stainless steel hardware. Proper care is important! If your carabiner jams or squeaks after a while, please contact us for the correct care instructions.
Please make sure that your dog does not chew on the leash. Should your dog damage the leash (e.g. minor damage to the rigging), we can repair the leash for a small extra charge (depending on the effort).
Please keep an eye on your pet when wearing accessories. Bellkami is in no way responsible for any damage caused by improper use of the goods.

maintenance

All of our products are machine washable at a maximum of 30 degrees, if statet so on the product page. However, we recommend hand washing. We do not recommend washing products made of leather or with leather accessories, decorative ribbons and certain fabrics (e.g. made of foil jersey) in the washing machine.
Our products are not suitable for dryers.