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PostSubject: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:09 pm

seeing whats out there.
I like retractable leash with two separate lines.

predominately urban mushing.
or on a bike
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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:56 pm

well the do have couplers for attaching to dogs on a leash, but I've heard that huskies can break the retractable leash. there are have duty couplers I've seen, here's the link:
http://mydogscool.com/store/double-dog-leash-coupler/

if you want a double line for urban mushing i would look in to getting the tug n' tow. its like a retractile leash on steroids  lol! . I'm defiantly going to invest in one when Leo is old enough to start urban mushing.
http://www.tugntowbikeleash.com/store/bike-joring-1


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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:39 pm

For bikejoring skijoring or scootering I would recommended a "mushing" 2 dogs line you can check out selections at ctcdoggear-usa, Alpine Outfitters, blackicedogsledding, howlingdogalaska this type line has a bungee in it for the "give and take" of the "joring" for walking I recommend a simple coupler or splitter for a leash. I have a hip belt that helps a lot for the skijoring and the walking then a bungee lead 2 dog for the other styles exercise (scooter bike).

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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:42 pm

I don't like the retractable at all - can cut your hand on it, the thing can let loose from its attachment inside the case, the retractable part can dysfunction at a critcal moment...

As to joring/mushing etc, I bow to others with more experience than I.
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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:44 pm

I agree with the others, the retractable is just too unpredictable...I foresee it snapping. My little girl has snapped a regular lead (the metal part wore...probly due to her pulling...she was after a bunny at the time) as for any other recommendations, I am useless, I'm still doing one lead in each hand...the arm that walks Mishka is probly longer than my other arm, haha
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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:53 am

Can't do one lead in each hand as i probably need a flashlight at night.

it's on rollerblades.
I have a husky and somebody just moved in with a staffie.

I bought this crappy ring system with 2 regular type latches.


my flexi leash has been industructable.

I'm talking countless distance with hard yanks, it is the tape kind not the cord.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qt9Ka8uIJa0

i liked this but the braking system looks subpar.

it is cheap.

main concern is their too close to each other.


and goly most gear people posted wasn't cheap
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PostSubject: Re: reccomend lines or leash for 2 dogs?   Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:33 pm

Alpine outfitters make some awesome gear, I would definitely check them out.
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