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OllyDog Mt. Tam Hands-Free Dog Leash

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    OllyDog Mt. Tam Hands-Free Dog Leash

    The OllyDog Mt. Tam hands-free dog leash is perfect for active dog lovers who like to run hands-free or carry something besides the leash. See details

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    The OllyDog Mt. Tam hands-free dog leash is perfect for active dog lovers who like to run hands-free or carry something besides the leash.

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    The OllyDog Mt. Tam hands-free dog leash is perfect for active dog lovers who like to run hands-free or carry something besides the leash.

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    The OllyDog Mt. Tam hands-free dog leash is perfect for active dog lovers who like to run hands-free or carry something besides the leash.

    • Leash features a shock-absorbent, pull-reducing elastic section that stretches up to 15 in.
    • Mt. Tam leash adjusts from 5 to 8 ft.; 9 in. handle sports a reflective strip for visibility in low light

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    OllyDog Mt. Tam Hands-Free Dog Leash Specs
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    Best use
    Running
    Nylon/elastic
    60 - 84 x 0.75 inches
    6 ounces
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    OllyDog Mt. Tam Hands-Free Dog Leash

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    OllyDog Mt. Tam Hands-Free Dog Leashis rated4.125out of5by8.
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat for my hyper Austrailian ShepherdI use this leash about three times a week on long 10 mile runs with my Aussie. The leash is durable and has an extra handle that can be clipped to your waist making the leash distance even shorter. Great buy!!
    Date published: 2014-03-27
    Rated4out of5byfromWe use it every day!I run with my three year old husky/shepherd mix 3-4 times a week and we use the leash to walk him too. The leash has held up for over a year of use through rain, mud and saltwater, and the bungee is still in great shape. My dog has the potential to pull so I like the grab loop when I need it - I hang onto it when I need to make sure he stays close at my side. I really like how easily the waist loop slides around my waist when my dog decides he wants to run on my other side... something that wasn't easily accomplished with homemade leashes like this. When we are running side by side hands free, the leash does run dangerously close to the ground... I think I've dialed the length in just right to not catch my foot but I can see how it could trip someone or be a nuisance. That's the only disadvantage I've found, and at least with me and my dog's height, I've been able to adjust the length to take it out of trip-hazard length. Overall I love this leash enough that I'm gonna go buy one today for a friend's birthday!
    Date published: 2014-01-14
    Rated5out of5byfromLove this product!I love it for running with my dog, as he's in training right now, so it's perfect because it feels like he's not on leash and keeps my hands free.
    Date published: 2013-11-26
    Rated4out of5byfromWorks for meI have taken my dogs everywhere and well One of my pack likes to chase prey she has a very strong predator response. Problem is when she get face to face with the said animal she doesnt know what to do and just stares at them. This makes her very vulnerable on our hikes. Not only does this leash alleviate any possibility of her running up to a timber rattler but it also prevents her from getting roughed up by any woodchucks or other rodents half her size. It also works really well for jogging. The only thing it is not great for is very steep or vertical trails as it is not really long enough to allow the dog to scramble up the rock while us lumbering humans climb hand over hand twice as slowly. I would def recommend
    Date published: 2013-09-12
    Rated5out of5byfromHands free leachWe run our dog 4 plus miles everyday and this leach system has worked great for us. Even when she see a rabbit and wants to chase it, there is a very slight tug that will not throw you off balance. We love having our hands free.
    Date published: 2013-06-20
    Rated4out of5byfromWell-made and Useful for RunningWe bought this leash to use when jogging with our German Shepherd. First off, let me say that the leash doesn't do the training for you - if your dog can't walk/run at your side on a LOOSE leash without pulling ahead, this hands-free leash is probably not going to work for you. We've worked hard on our dog's leash manners and so transitioning to the hands-free leash was pretty straightforward, though we still had to be careful vigilant to avoid problems with her dashing after squirrels or veering towards approaching dogs at first. We (and she) have got the hang of it now, and never go on a run without it! The OllyDog leash appears to be very well made and should last a long time. I love the stretchy section, which makes it more forgiving when your dog has to scoot out around a puddle or stops fast to pee (which ours has a tendency to do mid-run). The belt fits as snugly as you want it to and stays in place nicely. I also really like the short handle, which is a comfortable height for me to hold while walking along if I need to keep her close. On a smaller dog, this loop might be too short/low to the ground to be very comfortable to use. My main complaint is that the leash is VERY long. We have it adjusted as short as it goes, but it still nearly drags on the ground if she is walking right next to me. I like that it is adjustable; I just wish it could be adjusted shorter! Or, they could just make it with a clip at the top of the bungee, so you could affix it to your belt at that point if you don't need the extra length (this is something we could add ourselves, I guess). Unless you are very tall or you're running in a quiet area, the long length just isn't very practical - we live in a busy neighborhood with lots of other dogs and walkers on the path, so I find myself frequently picking up the leash to keep her close to me. Although we bought it primarily for running, I think it will also be useful for hiking.
    Date published: 2013-02-12
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat Hiking ProductI use this on day hikes with my 60 lb boxer and it works great. She stays really close to me, so the area between the buckle at my hip and the bungee is a bit too long. I usually end up holding it so the bungee doesn't get tangled in her feet. The bungee is long enough to allow her to "do her business" (and me, too, when needed) but also gently corrects her with a slight tug if she stops to sniff around when I'm still moving. Love this product, highly recommend it and I use it on every hike!
    Date published: 2012-12-03
    Rated2out of5byfromDisappointingI could not wait to get a hands free leash for running with my dog. This leash had great reviews but it did not meet my expectations. The waist attachment should have some sort of spandex element. The nylon of the leash caused a lot of shifting and slipping against my clothing. The leash is far too long - unless you weight 350 lbs and your dog is going to be 7 feet in front of you. My dog runs right by my side and the leash was hitting her or getting caught up in her leg during the run. After several tries we have given up all together and we will be returning this product.
    Date published: 2012-10-26

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