Unleash your freedom - leash talk!
Unleash your freedom, but if you have to leash up, do it in style with one of our NEW adjustable leashes!
These new leashes have a design such that you can adjust the length, depending upon your needs. It has 3 rings for adjustment. Plus, it has one snap at each end, making it versatile to use with the harness in which I will explain below. At this time, we offer the leash in all black in three different styles so that it can match any and every harness we offer. The fabric is soft to the touch so your hands are comfortable holding the leash. These leashes are long lasting and durable, as long as your dog is never left on their own to chew it!
For everyday use, we recommend that you only attach the leash to the rear ring of the FunRun harness. If there is tension on the leash and harness, this is optimally distributed on the dog’s body. The sensitive dog’s neck remains free and the spine does not feel any pressure.
In order to guide the dog briefly and for more control, the two snaps on the ends of the leash can be attached to the one ring on the back, closest to the neck, and the other ring further back on the harness.
We recommend using the front ring on its own ONLY for training purposes because if you pull only on the front ring, the harness is pulled up by the neck and presses the dog’s windpipe like a collar.
Since the leash has 3 ring attachments, you may vary the length depending upon your needs. Snap one end of the leash to one of the harness ring attachments. In order to use a short leash, clip the other end of the leash snap to the leash ring closest to the dog. For a longer length of leash, snap it to the rings further away on the leash. No matter where you place the snap on the leash, you should always have a loop at the end for your hands to hold the end.
Thanks to the handle on the back, you can also grab hold of the harness to hang onto the dog.
One word of advice, even though you may tether your dog using this leash by hooking it around a pole or onto a sturdy wall hook, please DO NOT leave your dog unattended in this manner. Tethering would only be useful for training purposes and is a dangerous method to restrain your dog if left unsupervised.
How do you spend time with your dog on leash and off leash?
I take my dogs hiking. When we are in a safe area that is designated leash free, I take my leash and loop it around my shoulder so it is easily accessible when I need to put it back onto my dogs.
I only take my dogs off leash when I am 100% sure they will come when called. This is my opportunity to occasionally call them back to me for a reward, then randomly let them go for more free time or leash them up again. I love to intermix our hiking with training on and off leash to advance their skills by playing various recall games which builds our connection together. If I am not 100% sure they will come when called, I practice short distance recalls on their leash. Always making sure they have amazing rewards for coming the first time I call them.
Hope you all enjoy some free time with your dogs whether leashed or unleashed!