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Ruffwear Knot-A-Leash


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    71 Reviews


    Instead of chopping the end off your used lead rope to make into a leash, pick up a Ruffwear Knot-A-Leash for your favorite crag dog. With a locking carabiner attachment point and a comfortable webbing handle, this leash is climbing inspired to the max and safe for your dog, too. Plus, the accessory loop gives you a convenient place to carry plastic pick-up bags.

    • A locking carabiner provides a secure collar attachment point
    • Kernmantle rope leash is durable and maintains the climbing theme
    • Tubular webbing handle is comfortable and provides a secure grip
    • Accessory loop holds plastic pick up bags
    • Reflective trim in the rope provides low-light visibility
    • Small size has a rope diameter of 7mm, large size has 10mm diameter (both sizes are the same length)
    • Item #RUF0096

    Tech Specs

    5 ft
    Recommended Use
    walking strong dogs
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Cool Leash!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I use this as a casual leash for a small-medium sized dog and got the size small. It a sturdy leash with a very comfortable hand loop and carabiner for quick attachment and seems to be an appropriate length to keep her in tow. Would highly recommend!

    No better leash

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I've had 2 of these so far. Both have been great for walks and/or hikes. The hand loop is super comfortable and the leash itself is strong but has some give to it.

    Casual Leash

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This leash is an awesome high-quality option for hiking and well-behaved pup not trying to run off or take you for a ride. While I dig it, we are currently using this for our 4-month-old pup and tend to find the leash getting wound up or the rope spinning because he's all over the place. Still, recommend buying and think it's going to get its use as he gets a little older.

    Great for Hiking

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    We use this as a more casual leash for hiking. It keeps our staffy closer to us & the carabiner makes it easy to allow him off-leash when allowed.

    Perfect Leash

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    We are currently using this leash on a 10lbs puppy and it is amazing. It's not too heavy for him to run around on. Plus it withstands bites and being dragged on the ground. Also the handle is comfy for us to hold on to so we never mind taking the little guy on extra walks!


      This is the perfect leash to go with the Knot-a-collar that I got for my lab mix puppy. It’s easy to unclip but can lock if I need it to. Dries quickly if she drags it throuvh puddles and withstands chewing if left within her reach. Overall a pretty grear leash.

      It's great!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I got this for my upper and I love it! The length is perfect and the carabiner is my favorite. Would definitely purchase again and I recommend it.


      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I gave this as a gift to my dog, she does not seem to enjoy the length... but I think the reality is that she is being picky, this is a great leash that is very well constructed.

      Great quality.

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      This leash looks great, is durable and strong. I love the carabiner which is easy for a quick clip on the collar and also handy to clip onto a bag when i let my dog off leash.

      Great Leash for big dogs

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I have no worries about the durability or strength of this leash with my 120lbs dog. Grip is soft and padded so it doesnt dig in or hurt even when the dog pulls really hard.

      Great Leash!

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I bought this for my lab puppy because he is fairly crazy and I wanted to have more comfort that the leash would not come off of his collar. The locking carabiner is great! I got the larger dimensions and enjoy the length and the feel in the hands. The leash seems like it is going to last a while and i'm very happy with my purchase!

      Light-weight and durable

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      Dog and owner are super satisfied with this purchase. Love the carabiner attachment and the comfortable hand loop. Having a place for waste bags is essential and the placement is ideal. It's light- weight and strong. Perfect length for walking

      Ruffwear Knot-A-Leash

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      The Ruffwear Knot-A-Leash is awesome! The locking clip is probably the best feature because it provides peace of mind for owners who normally have to keep a close eye on their escape artist K9. There is a small loop just below the handle which is super nice for clip on accessories, such as a poop bag dispenser or pop up water bowl for longer walks.

      The rope seems to be chew proof (thus far), which is usually a problem with other leashes. The length is great for training as well.

      Great for escape artists!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I don't know how he does it but our Shiba manages to escape from traditional leashes. I love the locking feature on this leash, so far we haven't had a breakout. I also really like how lightweight it is. Brody is about 25lbs and we went with the small.

      Solid, Light, save the clasp

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

      This leash is super light and easy to toss in a bag, pack, or back of the car for those times you pup needs to be on leash (like when someone, somewhere, down the trail has jerky and you're a vegetarian and your dog gets STOKED on the smell of meat...anyway).

      Giving this 4 stars as the carabiner is a bit overkill for smaller pups--the weight of it is noticeable for my 30# doggo.

      I have a lab/border collie mix . . . 7mm...

      I have a lab/border collie mix . . . 7mm or 10mm diameter? Tx