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About Cowhides

The Right Cowhide For You

Cowhide Outlet carries one of the largest inventory of cowhides products to choose from. You may browse our Pick and Choose inventory by clicking here.

About Cowhide Sizes

Cowhides come in all shapes and sizes and each one is completely unique. 

About Cowhide Cleaning

Clean your cowhide using a vacuum or wiping it gently in the direction of the hair with a damp (but not wet) cloth with mild soap and water. Do not soak the hide as it will be too wet. DO NOT wash in a washing machine or dry clean.

Natural Cowhides Variations

See the many cowhide variations here.

Animal Print Cowhides

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Calf Hides

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Patchwork Cowhide Rugs

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Color Dyed Cowhides

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FAQ's

 

Cowhide Products

What are your cowhides used for?
80% of our cowhides become rugs of one sort or another. These rugs can also be used as wall hanging or can be draped over the back of a chair or sofa. The other 20% is used to upholster our furniture.

How are the cowhides priced?
The size and design of each cowhide influences its price. Smaller, more standard designs are going to cost less than larger, more elaborate pieces.

How do I clean the cowhide?
Cowhides are very easy to care for! They can be vacuumed or shook out like any other rug. For stains, a little bit of dish soap and some warm water will bring them right up. Just give your rug a little time to air dry and it will be back to new.

Will my dog or cat try to eat the cowhide?
Every pet is different. In general, dogs and cats will leave the cowhide alone. We’ve seen many dogs curl up right in the middle for a cozy nap. Because all of our hides have been tanned and treated, they neither smell like or taste like anything a dog or cat would want to eat. However, if you have a teething puppy or nervous chewer, these rugs may be the target of those teeth, but otherwise, they will probably think it is a soft, new bed.

Were any cows killed just for their hides?
Of course not! Our cowhides are a by-product of the farming and meat industry. Our company is against animal cruelty, and all of our skins come from cows who were raised for their meat and milk.

How are the hides tanned?
Our hides are tanned using the chrome technique, turning the leather a blue-grey color, and creating the soft, floppy hides that are perfect for rugs and upholstering. Our products are not treated with and contain no residues of PCP, AZO-coloring agents, Chrome VI, formaldehyde, or nickel. The tanneries we employ use only environmentally responsible methods of waste treatment, which are well within the industry’s compliance standards.

How long with my cowhide last?
Our cowhides will last a lifetime, as they are treated with the best chemical formulas, based on our family’s tradition.

Does the cowhide’s hair shed or fall out?
The hair will never fall out of the hide, and the hides will definitely not shed.

Where can I store my hide?
If you must store your hide, store it in a plastic box, out of sunlight. If you are moving, pack the back in a plastic bag in order to protect it from water and humidity.

Ordering Questions

How long will it take to ship my item?
Our products usually ship with 24 hours. Customer orders usually take two to four weeks and are shipped from Europe.

Do you ship to Australia and New Zealand?
Yes, we ship to Australia and New Zealand, every day. The package is estimated to arrive between five to ten days, as there is a guaranteed no quarantine on any of our items.

Do you ship to the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe?
Yes, we ship all over Europe. The package is estimated to arrive in five to ten days.

Do you offer wholesale discounts?
Yes, we offer discounts on order over $1,000. Contact us directly for more information about wholesale rates.

What if I need to return my order?
That’s not problem at all. Click here for our Return & Exchange Policy.

Is my order insured while the package is in transit to my address?
Yes, we insure all of our shipments to ensure it arrives safely at your home or office.

How do I order from this website?
Feel free to browse through our catalogues and select the items you would like to purchase by click the “Add to Cart” button. When you are finished browsing, click the “Checkout” button and follow the on-screen instructions. It’s that easy!

What currency do you accept?
The default currency is US dollars; however, on the top red bar, you can pick the currency of your choice by selecting the flag that represents your currency.

What payment options do I have?
We take Visa, MasterCard, Amex credit cards, as well as Paypal.

How do I know this website is safe and secure?
Cowhides Outlet uses the standard industry encryption protocols known as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) in order to keep your information safe. We value your business and your keeping your financial information safe is of the upmost importance. We use the 128-bit SSL to protect your transactions, and you can rest assured that all of your sensitive information is gathered and handled with the most advanced security protocols. SSL encryptions make it impossible for anyone other than Cowhide Outlets to decode and use your information.

Secure Mode
One you arrive at the checkout page, the connection between our server and your computer switches to “Secure Mode.” You can be sure this happens by observing the “http://” your url change to “https://.”

GeoTrust Secure – Safe, Secure Shopping.
Cowhide Outlet is daily tested and certified by the “GeoTrust Secure” Security Scan, which is used by companies across the globe to test and ensure the safety of their transactions. To address concerns about attempts to access your data and the security of this site, this website bears the GeoTrust Secure mark only when we past the security tests.