About the Artist

 Wagadoodle-Dog Collars     wagadoodle Dog Collars     

In 1991 Deb Pansier was building a Houseboat at the famous "Houseboat Row" and it is there she made her first Tropical Dog Collar and started Island Dog.   Deb went from selling at "Mallory Square Sunset Celebration", doing Arts & Craft Shows like Hemingway Days and the Conch Republic Celebration. Then Deb Pansier become the supplier of Dog Collars to all the Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville Stores all across the country and to many Gift Shops around the USA as well as many Caribbean Islands.

Always an adventurer, Deb came to Key West in 1978 for an outdoor lifestyle.

Riding her Bicycle to California in 1983  wagadoodle 


   She competed in many Triathlons        

Then learning to run a Tug Boat and become a Crane Operator on an Inland Barge doing Marine Salvage work.



The Dog Collar business took off fast and before it grew to big she set out on her "ultimate" adventure riding her Bicycle from Key West to Alaska in 1994 with her Yellow Dog Bucky while her loyal team kept filling orders.


She always dreamed of being a Cowgirl and by 1997, she was out in Wyoming working open range cattle high in the Grey's River Range for half the year living in a camp by herself and in the saddle 10 to 12 hour day.                   


After 7 years of the rough and tumble life working cattle Deb spent some summers in Jackson Hole so she could hike with her dogs 



Key West has always been her home base and that is reflected in the Tropical Sea Life and Hawaiian style designs.



Artwork for a Design is created with paint or pastels then printed on the webbing at the shop so that all collars are handmade start to finish for a custom tailored one of a kind collar.