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An affordable and stylish leash.
That old, ratty climbing rope you call a leash needs to die, once and for all. Not only does it clash with your pooch's Hoopie collar, but it's about to break for good. Pick up the Ruffwear Flat Out Leash—the low-profile webbing maintains a bit of your climbing style, and the Talon Clip is easy on your paws and won't tremble in fear when the squirrel taunting escalates. The padded handle won't rub your hands raw and can be adjusted to go 'round your waist when you're taking your dog for a run. The traffic loop gives you a solid place to grab when you need to keep your pup close around cars or other dogs.
- Tubelok webbing
- Adjustable padded handle
- Talon Clip, ergonomic
- Traffic handle
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A view of the slack when you use the waist attachment. The final length of the leash will (obviously) vary depending on how big you are.
There is also a good view of the handle near the collar for when you want a little more control.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
We got this leash to tame our border collie/cattle dog, Bandit and aren't disappointed in the least! The leash itself can function as either a traditional, hand-held leash OR can snap around your waist. Before you start thinking to yourself, "do I really want to be that nerdy person attaching their dog to my waist?" give it a shot.. we were those skeptical folks and have been completely impressed!
The leash is super easy to swap between modes as well as completely comfortable around your waist. It's light and it doesn't dig in at all.
The magic with this leash happened, however, when we started trucking with Bandit. She's not great with other dogs so you always have to be cautious when you're passing by people on the trail. When you have her hooked-up to your waist she feels confident enough that we found she didn't even flinch when we walked past other dogs along the way. To make things better, there is an awesome handle near the collar that is super easy to grab for those moments when you do want a bit of control.
My husband and I were impressed with what this leash brought to the table with Bandit. She pulled less overall and not having her react to other dogs on the trail was an added bonus. I highly recommend this leash for all dog owners out there, but especially for those who might have a pup that pulls or needs a bit more assurance with other dogs along the trail.