The world's only dog collar museum

Kent’s Dog Collar Museum is a tiny – but telling – look at how people have treated, and sometimes spoiled, their pets over the centuries.

Tucked inside imposing Leeds Castle, Kent is one of the world’s most diminutive and eccentric museums: the Dog Collar Museum. Since 1976, this tiny collection, housed in the castle’s former stable, has displayed an eclectic array of objects.

From collars with so many spikes they look like instruments of torture to an intricately-decorated collar that includes the family’s coat of arms, these accoutrements of dog ownership give an excellent idea of how people have spoiled their pets for more than 500 years.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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