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Discover the history of paracord

Updated: May 30, 2022

The Paracord was first used by the United States during World War II and continues to be used by all divisions of the US Army. During the war, it was used in parachutes (hence the name Paracord), however, after landing, soldiers used the parachute ropes for numerous other activities.


Did you know that paracord can be used to make a collar for pets?


Paracord is so versatile that it was even used by astronauts during the Space Shuttle mission STS-82 to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.


Arguably, over the 70 years since its inception, Paracord has subtly shaped American history.







Parachute Cord or simply Paracord 550 is a thin rope made of Nylon, it is composed of a protective cover and seven thinner inner cords and each of these is made of two individual braided strands. Its tensile strength is 550 pounds (249Kg), hence the name Paracord 550. Paracord is designed to be strong, lightweight and slightly stretchy.

After World War II, it was made available for civilian use in numerous colors, which differed in diameter and maximum strength. Currently, it is all over the world, being used for various uses, including pet collars.


Keep reading this article and learn how to find the best collar for your dog or cat.




Molly & Tutu collar's are made of Paracord 550 type III ropes, they are of the highest quality and durability, they are perfect to bring joy in colors, differentiated weaves and super creative designs.

You can rest assured, because the resistance of the material used, allows you to have fun anywhere, because it can get wet, dirty, be used in the snow, on the beach and sunbathe without losing its color. Paracord is mildew and UV fading resistant.




​More than a collar, it is a fashion and comfortable accessory that makes your puppy stand out even more. Totally handmade, each one has its color combination designed to highlight the beauty of your puppy.

Imagine how stylish and special he will look with a totally unique handmade gem, where you instead of buying a simple collar, chose a valuable art for him.

Pets are curious and like to know new things, the fact is that they may want to leave the house alone to explore the garden, the street, be attracted by another pet. Have you ever thought if in this adventure he gets lost?

Molly & Tutu accessories for being differentiated and standing out, it is evident that your puppy has an owner and is very well taken care of. The search and the reunion between you is easier.



Your pet, in addition to standing out, will be carrying with him a collar made with a lot of love.


By purchasing the accessory, you will be also contributing so that part of the sale is reversed to help other pets that need care and are looking for a family to adopt them.


This is Louie at the dog park, where his collar is praised. He already has a collection of Molly & Tutu accessories just for him.








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