Tag Archives: Retractable leashes

March 9, 2016

Retractable leashes: Convenience at the expense of safety


By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association

Retractable leashes. They’re oh, so convenient! Instead of struggling with your dog to stay at your side, you can let them trot ahead of you to explore as far as 18 feet away. Dogs can…