Flexi New Comfort MD Retractable 16 ft Tape Leash
Flexi New Comfort MD Retractable 16 ft Tape Leash
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Flexi New Comfort MD Retractable 16 ft Tape Leash

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16 ft/5 m tape leashFor dogs up to max. 55 lbs/25 kgShort-stroke braking systemSoft gripChromed snap hookProduct weight: 290 g approx.Customized handle adjustment systemCan be customized with Multi BoxCan be customized with LED Lighting System5 casing colors: red, pink, green, anthracite and blueMade in Germany
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  • Dog Pet Type

Are Retractable Leads Bad for Dogs?

No, retractable leads are not bad for dogs all the time. Retractable leads allow your pet to discover the nearby area by allowing the pet to go a long way under the control of a leash. The retractable leads keep a pet under your surveillance. It is ideal for deaf pets. However, there are some risks associated with retractable leads. A dog develops a practice of chasing anything in motion when under training. A retractable lead can put your pet as well as whatever he chases in danger. The leash cord can break and cause injury to you or your pet.

Why are Retractable Leashes Frowned Upon?

Retractable leashes do not have a good track record of being dog-friendly. It is associated with injuries to pet owners and dogs. There are numerous cases of the thin cord causing critical cuts and burns to a pet and the owner as well. There are cases where dogs have run up to the end of the retractable leads and have a fatal injury to their neck because the leash cord did not break. Dogs can even tangle the cord around the legs which could lead to a leg injury.

Why Do Dog Trainers Hate Retractable Leashes?

There are several reasons why dog trainers hate retractable leashes. One of the many reasons is that the constant pressure and tension around the dogโ€™s neck may damage a dogโ€™s neck. It may also cause a ruptured disk in the neck. Another reason is that a retractable leash promotes bad behavior toward dogs. It encourages pulling. The materials used in manufacturing these leashes are not dog-friendly. These leashes provide comfort to dogs and not for training purposes.

Which Retractable Dog Lead is Best?

Numerous retractable leashes are available in the market. Flexi New Comfort MD Retractable lead is best for dogs. It can extend up to 5 meters and handle a dog weighing up to 55 lbs. The product comes with a stroke braking system, a classy chromed hook, and a soft handgrip. You can adjust the handle according to your need. It comes in a multicolor LED lighting system. It is made in Germany and offers a color choice to customers. You can choose from pink, red, green, blue, and anthracite.

Why Do People Hate Flexi Leashes?

Flexi leashes keep on breaking all the time. Sometimes it is internal, and sometimes it is the outer handle casing. It falls from the hand as most leashes do not have a good handle grip. Most Flexi leashes have a thin ribbon that breaks easily. Another reason Flexi leashes do not get many appraisals is that some dog owners feel that a retractable leash allows more freedom to a dog which appears as more aggression to others. Some pet owners feel that Flexi leashes make a pet undisciplined.

What Can I Use Instead of a Retractable Leash?

A long line is an excellent alternative to a retractable leash. A long line gives dogs limited freedom. The length of a long line can vary from 20 feet to 50 feet. Your pet can sniff safely around the park on their own. The material used for a long line is generally safer than a retractable leash.

What is a Bungee Leash?

A bungee leash contains a safe material that acts as a shock absorber. The cushion material saves your pet from a sudden or unexpected move. A bungee leash expands and contracts safely and pulls the pet back unharmed to you. A bungee leash is helpful to avoid shoulder and back injuries.

Are Harnesses Better Than Collars?

Harnesses are safer and better at checking accidents. Harnesses are tighter and safely fastened around a dogโ€™s body. Dogs can slip out of a collar and cause harm to them in traffic or can be a potential threat for a person afraid of dogs. Harnesses offer more security and protection. The risk of neck injury is associated with a dog that applies much more force while walking. However, a collar is a more convenient option than a harness when your puppy hangs around in the house.

What Leash is Best for a Puppy?

A traditional leash made of leather or nylon is best for a puppy. A length of 6 feet provides enough freedom for a dog to move in a given area under your supervision. A leash made of leather and nylon is durable. Nylon is lighter in weight and comes in many colors. You can choose your favorite color for a collar for your dog. However, leather can outlast nylon if kept dry.

Flexi New Comfort MD Retractable 16 ft Tape Leash is manufactured by Flexi
Option UPC/SKU
Red 840317106381
Pink 840317106343
Grey 840317106367
Green/Teal 840317106350
Blue 840317106336

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