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Ruffwear Roamer Leash


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    • Red Currant, 5.5-7ft
    • Red Currant, 7.3-11ft
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    13 Reviews


    Room to roam.

    The Ruffwear Roamer Leash gives your four-legged friend room to roam without violating the strict on-leash policy of your city park. The integrated elastic core gives your pooch a little extra wiggle room to wander while the padded handle adjusts to be worn around your waist or can be used as a hand-held. Additionally, the Talon Hook keeps this stretchy leash firmly fixed on your pup's collar, and an accessory loop means you're not carrying an overly full poop bag for miles. A traffic handle near the hook gives you a way to yank your oblivious friend out of harm's way.

    • A bouncy leash built for wanderers
    • Wavelength webbing stretches for room
    • Can be worn around waist while running
    • Traffic handle makes for quick and easy adjustments
    • Item #RUF002K

    Tech Specs

    Wavelength, webbing
    5.5-7ft, 7.3-11ft
    Recommended Use
    casual, hiking, trail running, road running
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    Great option once dog is trained

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I love this leash for our dog when we're out in open areas but I still want him leashed. It gives him just enough stretch to wander outside of our usual area. It's so fun for running and the occasional bike ride too! I will say, I wouldn't have used this leash before my dog could listen and heel when I needed him to.

    Hand-free running!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This leash is perfect for running hands-free with your pup. The leash is well-made and I love that it has a handle to keep your dog close by when needed.

    Great for Hiking!

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

    I love having the leash around my waist, I don't think I'm ever going back to a handheld leash. The stretch is great on hikes but am worried it may be encouraging my doggo pulling, it's a little bit of an adjustment when going back and forth between this and a non-bungee leash, but have only used it a couple times and really enjoying it so far.

    freedom for your hands

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Did you know that holding a leash with one hand is extremely limiting? Making sure you answer that phone call while Fido decides to poop on the neighbors lawn gets a little difficult right? Banish those problems with this leash! This is great for runners, parent's who have to multi-task with babies or toddlers, or if you just want a free hand to eat that doughnut you bought along the way.

    best running and walking leash out there

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    this thing is awesome! I have a large siberian husky and as soon as he sees it he gets hyped to go run. I actually wear it around my waist, it has an awesome neoprene lining in the owner side that makes it very comfy for your hand or waist. it stretches great so that your dog isn't yanked in the throat when they see a bird and can't resist haha.

    DO NOT buy this leash if you need to keep them close and in control. it stretches and isn't made for restraining. great for what its intended purpose is and would recommend to all dog owners!


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

    I got the long length for when we have to take the pup to leashed parks and we both love the freedom it gives us compared to a static leash :)

    Built for runs or walks

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I have both the Slackline and Roamer, both of which serve their purpose. The Slackline gives amazing adjustability which is great for distance control or if you have your pup at the office or local pub. The Slackline, however is wonderful for walks and runs. It gives both the pup and myself the flexibility and lead time to adjust, without ever feeling that hard tug or pull on the leash.

    Gotta Have It

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    If you are doing anything with your dog other than walking (rollerblading, skiing, jogging, biking) and you need your dog on a leash, you need this leash. The bungee effect makes it MUCH less likely that you will accidentally jerk the crap out of your dog if they stop to grab a stick while youre not paying attention. 100% worth the cost.

    Sizing wise, depends on the intended activity. For biking or xc skiing, definitely go with the bigger size. For running or just dog walking, shorter size works fine. One thing to keep in mind is that your waist size effects how long the leash is. Doggo has substanitally less leash to work with when I am wearing this around my waist vs my girlfriend. If you have a larger waist than 34-36 id say go with the long length no matter what your intended use.

    Everyone Needs This

      I really love how easy this leash is. It’s great for hiking, trail running and I’ve used it for cross country skiing with my doggo. The waist feature is great. It’s a game changer to have your hands free. The extension part is also super because it takes some tension away and doesn’t allow my dog to pull me as much. It gives me more control. Would recommend to anyone with a dog.

      Ruffwear Roamer Leash

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I use this leash everyday for my Italian Greyhound who is pretty small (less than 10 lbs) and it's perfect. It's thick webbing ensures my pup won't chew through his lead, and the stretch gives him a little more freedom.

      The best part of this leash is by far the traffic handle which allows me to attach his leash to any object at any time, or it can be left as a standard loop-handle.


      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I love it, my dog loves it, what more could you ask for? Love the little bit of stretch in the leash, and the buckle on the handle makes it convenient if you need a hands free moment.

      Great for running!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I love this leash for running and so does my dog. It doesnt yank me around and my dog has a little more freedom we we go on runs. I bought the longer leash but I'm thinking about getting the shorter one too. When I go for walks around town it would be nice to have a little shorter leash. My dog loves to say hi to everyone even if the are not interested in meeting him.

      I highly recommend this leash. I will never go on runs again without it. I love having my hands free.