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Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

07 Jul Posted by in Giveaway, Product Review | 25 comments

Disclaimer : This is a sponsored post and giveaway brought to you by Ruffwear. This Post also contains affiliate links.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Recently my pal Shilah the Husky and I got to test out a product by Ruffwear, the Roamer Leash for some of our hiking/walking excursions. It’s quickly jumped to the top of our list for must-have walking gear, find out why below!

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

One of the things that makes the Roamer Leash so unique is that it can be used as a hand-held leash or it can be extended to go around your waist too.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Mom found that being able to tether me to her waist made hiking and walking so much easier! Not only did she have her hands free to take photos like this one, but it made it easier to climb tough terrain as I helped to pull her up the hill (with my powerful muscles!).

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

I was also impressed by the Talon Clasp which was extra durable and made mom feel easier that I wouldn’t be able to break it open from pulling too hard.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Another important feature about the Roamer leash is that it’s extendable! The wavelength stretch webbing can extend from 7.3 feet to 11 feet on the Large (which is what you see pictured) or 5.5 feet to 7 feet on the small.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

It also comes with a handy accessory loop near the clasp for attaching dog bags or lightweight items and can also be used as a quick “short” leash when needed. Although the “short” leash works a little better for bigger dogs as I was a little too low to the ground for mom to grab the handle quickly or easily. But it’s not a necessary item, and mom found she didn’t need to use it much anyway.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

So with our new Roamer leashes Shilah and I embarked on a few recent hikes. Our first stop was the Stroud Preserve!

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Immediately our parents loved the fact that these leashes could extend with our pulling (and boy do Shilah and I like to pull) but weren’t as dangerous as zip leashes. With a zip leash you have to worry about rope burn (which has happened to my mom before) and you can’t grab the leash without hurting your hand in the event of an emergency. With the Roamer Leashes none of this was an issue as you can quickly grab the leash to pull your dog closer should you need to.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Shilah and I enjoyed our walk thoroughly with the Roamer Leash, and our parents had a nicer walk because when tethered to their waists our pulling was actually beneficial – helping to pull them up the hills (those lazy humans!)

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

The Roamer Leash also came in handy when it was time for Shilah and I to be tethered. The adjustable handle loop made it easy to tie us to any object on the trail when necessary.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

As you saw last week, Shilah and I even tested our Roamer leashes on some tougher terrain when we visited Glen Onoko Falls.

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

Hiking Glen Onoko Falls with Ammo the Dachshund

Again, the ability to tether to our parent’s waists made the rocky terrain that much more manageable since the humans had their hands free to help themselves and us make the climb.

Shilah and I both agree the Roamer Leash has become our new favorite leash for all of our hiking and walking adventures! We highly recommend it!

And now for the best part….

Ruffwear Roamer Leash Review & Giveaway

ONE Lucky WINNER will WIN a Large Ruffwear Roamer Leash!

Here’s HOW TO WIN:

For this giveaway I will be using, Rafflecopter. We only use the information you provide to contact the winners and we never share it – so not to worry. Winners will be chosen at random and you will be contacted via e-mail to claim your prize. All the winners will also be announced on this blog post once the giveaway ends on 7/15/14 12AM EST. Open to USA residents only. Only one winner. Winners must claim their prizes within 48 hours of being notified or prize will be forfeited. Good luck!

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Ruffwear, but all opinions are my own! Ammo the Dachshund

  1. Jacqueline07-07-14

    Such a nice summery harness you have Ammo! Would you mind sharing where you got it from? Thanks woof Milo 🙂

  2. Rita07-07-14

    We would like to win the snazzy black/gray one so it’ll go with everything! Thanks so much for the chance 🙂

  3. Melissa & Shilah07-07-14

    We want to win one for Kilah!! Please Please! Fingers crossed!

  4. Kelli S07-07-14

    Very cool! I love the stretchy/extendable fabric of the leash since I’m definitely not a fan of the retractable types. Would love to win the green/blue combination for my boy!

  5. Agnes B. Bullock07-07-14

    Would love to win the purple dusk or baja blue leash- perfect for my standard dachsie Snoopy!

  6. Shelley P07-07-14

    I love that it extends and can go around your waist! Diamond would like it in purple Dusk 🙂

  7. Abigail07-07-14

    We would love love love that ruffwear leash for our hiking adventures. Our girl George thinks the purple and the blue combos are the prettiest colors. 🙂

  8. Ali07-07-14

    I’d love the baja blue, it would look great on my red sable mini ween, Elsa!

  9. Holly B07-07-14

    Black and gray would be perfect for my manly doxie Cosmo.

  10. megan kelley07-07-14

    Baken would look smashing in the Baja Blue. She loves to hike but also loves to pull and this leash just might help!!

  11. Tina P07-07-14

    Great summary of the product looks like the perfect leash for hands free especially on homes.

    • Tina P07-07-14

      Forgot to say that the blue/green one would be perfect.

  12. Annie H07-07-14

    Love the blue/green!

  13. Jane D07-07-14

    Sambo would love to win the blue/green lease because it looks like summer fun time. Ammo looks like he is having a wonderful summer.

  14. Rebekah07-07-14

    Yogi would love the blue/green combo — it’s perfect for the beach!

  15. patricia k07-07-14

    we want the same blue and green one!

  16. Christopher07-07-14

    This would be perfect for our one Doxie who hides when the leashes come out. “I don’t need a leash for walks Mommy” Um yes you do, esp with the trucks coming down the hill so fast.

  17. Celeste07-08-14

    Baja Blue for my Petey & Purple Dusk for my Nora. 🙂

  18. Dawn ( mom of Greta and Bridgette Doxies and Rowdy the wonder Maltese)07-09-14

    Wow, that looks perfect for RV trips! I will have to order a second and third one after I win!

    • Ammo07-10-14

      You bet! I don’t leave home without it now!

  19. Patti Stimpfl07-10-14

    Ammo! I would love the black one. Since my knee surgery, Magda and I are behind on our walks. Hoping the soon we will be back out on the trail. But the waist option would be awesome for the rotator cuff that is also feeling the effects of old age. No more pulling on my shoulder! xxxx 🙂

  20. Stacey07-14-14

    Love the ruff wear products! And we have a husky and mini daschund too!!

  21. Bryn Nowell07-14-14

    We’d love any color 🙂

  22. Sara Hlavacek07-14-14

    My little guy & I would like the black & grey if we were to win…Thanks 🙂

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