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Damage done by an Extending Lead

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by bird, Apr 23, 2011.


  1. bird

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    These photos do not show just how bad my ankle really is, nor the pain I feel, although I admit its not half as bad as it was yesterday.
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    A young lurcher type ran up to us yesterday and the woman walking it lost her grip on the extender and it wrapped its self around my ankles. Thankfully, Arnie stopped and returned when I called hiim so the other dog did too, or I dread to think of the damage that could have been done. This is bad enough for just 2/3 seconds of that cord around my ankle. :( Best was, the woman asked if I was ok and I said fine, it wasnt until a good 15mins later that the pain and the mark developed. :eek:
     
  2. CAstbury

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    :eek: That looks sooooo sore - hope it eases use x
     
  3. francesandjon

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    OUCH!! Know exactly how you feel....had a few extendable lead injuries myself!
     
  4. rona

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    Oooo that looks sore.
    I've had a couple of burns on my hands.
    They can be vicious things
     
  5. Eroswoof

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    :( *hug*

    They're ridiculous leads even at the best of times. It goes through me when I see people with them near roads

    Em
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  6. Amethyst

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    Ouch once had the same across my calf and it HURTS like h*ll :(

    Hate to say so, but my experience was it got worse before it got better, the "scar" kind of contracts like a burn, which I guess it is :(

    Mine was from my own dog, hubby holding lead! Still think their benefits outweigh the bad experience and still use them at times :)
     
  7. smudgiesmummy

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    ouch, that does look sore .hope it heals soon .. i always remember when i used to work in pet shop if people wanted the extending leads to go for the tape and not the cord ones for that very reason
     
  8. bird

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    I'm just grateful that it was me and not the monster that got tangled in it. I dread to think of what would have happened on her delicate little skin. :( But its going to take a while to heal, its trying to scab over and tighten but because of where it is, its going to constantly open up with movement. :mad: Why can't the manufacturers make them with a more secure handle. :rolleyes::
     
  9. lymorelynn

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    Ouch! :eek: I have a scar round one of my fingers from an incident with a cord like the extending leads - mine was a curtain pull cord.
    Hope it heals up soon - have you put anything on it?
     
  10. jetsmum

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    Ouch, that looks sore. Hope it heals up soon.
     
  11. Amethyst

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  12. smudgiesmummy

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    what u want to do is write off to them and tell them what damage its done and what would happen if it happened to a pet
     
  13. bird

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    Banged a load of savlon on it last night, all through the groove. Not put anything on it today yet, Arnie keeps trying to lick it. :rolleyes: Think its going to be a while before I have a soak again, showers only for a while me thinks. :(
     
  14. danielled

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    Pudgier that's one reason I'm not keen on those leads.
     
  15. dobermummy

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    i hope its not too sore and heals soon.
     
  16. Miss.PuddyCat

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    Thats why I hate those leads and the fact some people allow their dogs to run to the end and you have no idea how long it is.
     
  17. SpringerHusky

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    I have a scar on my arm, i'll get some photos when i'm not so tired where I was walking a neighbors rottie who decided he wanted to see another dog, the cable snapped and recoiled onto my arm, I had to have one stitch :(

    I recently got one for Maya, I hated them before but I have got her the tape on instead of the string so it'd less likely to snap or do damage, Maya never pulls so it's nice for her to have a bit of freedom.
     
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    Ouch! That looks nasty :( Hope it heals soon x
     
  19. Happy Paws2

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    That looks sore, hope it heals soon.

    We keep tape one in the car for Dillon, just in case we find a park and don't wanted to let him off his lead.

    I really worry when I see people using them for road walking, Dillon is going though the stage of wanting to play with every dog he meets, but at 6 stone not many small dog owners like him very much. Yesterday when we were out for a walk just got near a corner and this small dog appeared so I put Dillon into a sit and stay then the owner appeared at the other end of a very long lead :mad: saw me standing there with Dillon sitting nicely and was told that I should control my dog. :mad5: my answer was not very polite to say the least.:D
     
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    Flipping hec! that must be really sore now, hope it dont leave a scar of any kind. Put something cold on it to sooth that painxxx.
     
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