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Hit me with your best leads

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Rhia, Sep 23, 2020.


  1. Rhia

    Rhia PetForums Member

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    Lead reccomemndations please for this little one who is now 7 months.
    I've looked at retractable, the ezydog bungee type and rope leads.
    Just seeing what everyone uses. 20200922_174841.jpg
     
  2. Boxer123

    Boxer123 PetForums VIP

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    I use a double ended Lead for road walks and a julius k9 long line for off road.
     
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    JoanneF PetForums VIP

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    I love these. They are a beautiful soft leather in natural or pretty colours (we like turquoise). It is lovely to hold, and mine has been going strong for years. Matching collars are available.

    https://www.dogsandco.com/luxe-leather-leads/
     
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    Burrowzig PetForums VIP

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    Leather. There's just the right amount of 'give' in it.
    Mine are all from charity shops.
     
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    O2.0 PetForums VIP

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    I do use a retractable leash on our property, but for regular walks I think a regular leash is much safer. I do like leather, but make sure it's light enough for a smaller dog. I like plain nylon ones for training and 'grungy' walks or if they're going to be dragging them. If it gets really disgusting you can throw it in the wash.
    You'll likely end up with multiple leashes :)
     
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    Torin. PetForums VIP

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    For a normal every day leaf I have the Hunter Ecco training lead:
    https://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/dogs/dog_collars_dog_leads/nylon_leads/sinle_colour/201137

    Ecco = designed for small dogs and puppies.

    Hunter as a brand are super great for everything being small dog appropriate in size and weight. When I first had Cad I had a lead designed for normal-sized (big) dogs on him. And the trigger clip opened by itself 3x due to the size stuff of it vs harness D-ring. I couldn't work out what was happening for ages, but then it happened on the road and I was like "no that's enough", bought the above, and then immediately worked out the cause.
     
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    Apollo2012 PetForums VIP

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    We have a Halti training lead as it can adjusted to different lengths and also a Flexi tape lead. Both have been invaluable over the years both of them are at least 4 years old and still going strong
     
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    Ditto
     
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    Magyarmum PetForums VIP

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    I use 5 and 10 metre DogTech long lines which are identical to the Julius K9 long lines for walking in fields or along cart tracks.

    My big find for normal walking has been the Alcott leads because the clip is smaller than all the other leads I have and the lead itself is really lightweight. Very important for a small breed of dog.

    https://petdreamhouse.co.uk/index.php?route=product/manufacturer/info&manufacturer_id=167

    The larger of my two Schnauzers wearing his.

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    Leanne77 PetForums VIP

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    I use a lead which has 3 rings for different lengths, has a bungee section and a built in close control handle. I believe it was from Indi Dog, unsure if the business still exists tbh but the lead is the best I've ever bought, and I've had a few!
     
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