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I very nearly ran over a dog today...

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PolterGoose Wed 12-Mar-14 21:18:41

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LEMmingaround Wed 12-Mar-14 21:22:36

Maybe the lead came off "lock" without the owner knowing, saying that, i don't like flexileads

PolterGoose Wed 12-Mar-14 21:38:28

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moosemama Thu 13-Mar-14 17:46:00

I loathe flexi-leads, they are the devil's own work and dangerous to both man and beast.

Mine are both walked on multi-use leads set up as short/traffic leads on the pavement and then loosened onto the long set up when we get to the fields/park. Pup has a longline for free running.

Hope you're ok Polter, it's a horrible shock when you almost hit something/one.

PolterGoose Thu 13-Mar-14 17:48:12

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moosemama Thu 13-Mar-14 17:59:30

Oh goodness, with ds in the car as well. Thank goodness there was no oncoming traffic and you and ds are both ok.

MothershipG Thu 13-Mar-14 18:14:29

It's just so stupid, I really don't understand why some people do this??? Did the owner even notice what had happened?

In the past when I've used an extendable in the park I always swap it for a normal lead for the road part of the walk.

sonlypuppyfat Thu 13-Mar-14 18:19:14

One of my friends has killed 4 dogs! I don't know how he has managed to do this horrid isn't it.

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