OK, so you’re looking for a leash; your pup cannot run loose, but he needs some exercise and you’re thinking safety. Standing in the aisle at the store there are many choices – too many, it seems. Well, here are some suggestions:

Harness and leash combo

2 Hounds Design Freedom No-Pull Dog Harness with Leash

• Minimizes or eliminates pulling, neck strain, and the chance of escape.
• Swiss velvet lining on the strap that goes behind the legs helps prevent rubbing, chaffing, and sores.
• The harness can be used to discourage pulling when attached to the front or for exercise when attached to the back.
• Reduces pulling.
• Dual Connection makes it easy to walk your dog.

Hands-free leash

SparklyPets Hands-Free Dog Leash

• Support mechanism designed with two stainless steel clasps that take all the tension off the plastic buckle and divide the pulling force to both sides of the belt.
• Strong, flexible bungee, and stainless steel clips.
• Handle on the bungee provides a firm, smooth hold on your dog whenever you need it.
• Can be switched from hands-free to hands-on in a matter of seconds.

Leashes for running

Stunt Puppy Stunt Runner Hands-Free Dog Leash


• Simple, light design.
• Black metal D-ring on waist belt slides to your preferred running position.
• Connector stretches from 35 inches to 51 inches
• Waist belt adjusts from 28 inches to 49 inches

Leashes for city walking

Max and Neo Double Handle Traffic Dog Leash Reflective
• Double-handle leash, 1-inch wide, made of 2mm heavy duty nylon.
• Padded, soft neoprene handles, one 18 inches from the clasp, the second at the end for comfort against the wrist.
• D-ring near handle to clip poop bags or other accessories.
• Heavy duty metal clasp.
• Reflective stitching to improve visibility at night.

Leashes for dogs who pull

EzyDog CUJO Shock Absorbing Leash


• Padded pyramid handle evenly distributes pull and prevents pinching to provide better comfort, improved control.
• Shock-absorbing section reduces strain, eases jolts to help maintaining control.
• Reflective threads woven into leash provide greater visibility and improved night safety.
• High-quality polypropylene woven rope with 1,500-pound break strength.

Leashes for walking in the dark

Pet Industries Premium LED Reflective Dog Leash


• Change from three lighting modes with the click of a button.
• Heavy-duty electroplated steel clip (corrosion resistant).
• USB rechargeable with up to 7 hours of battery life per 1-hour charge.

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