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Mendota Braided Slip Lead

Mendota Braided Slip Lead


Estimated Production Time: 1 - 2 business days.
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  • Durable and Soft Polypropylene Roping
  • Brass, Brushed Nickel or Black Metallic Hardware
  • Genuine Leather Accents
  • Available in 11 Solid Colors & 27 Fun Patterns
  • Made in USA
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Essential for Every Situation

The Mendota Braided Slip Lead has been used for many years by trainers and handlers in the field and show ring, but has now been adapted for everyday use. No matter the situation, this dog leash will always be the perfect fit. Slip leads make training and everyday life incredibly easy. Just slip the loop over your dog’s neck and you’re ready to go!

The loop will tighten if your pooch pulls too much and loosens when they heed your correction, which makes it the perfect training leash. No need to worry about it slipping off though, the adjustable leather slide eliminates any chance of that happening.

For the Toughest Pups

If you’re looking for quality, then you’re in the right place. This Mendota leash is one of the finest products on the market. Constructed of durable polypropylene roping, you can rest assured this slip leash will stand up to the elements. Not only with the material last, but it is also colorfast and resistant to mold and mildew, all while remaining soft and pliable in your hand. Even better, the accents are made of genuine, oil-tanned leather and the hardware is solid brass.

Product Highlights

  • Mold and Mildew Resistant
  • Anti-Corrosive Solid Brass Hardware, Brushed Nickel or Black Metallic Hardware
  • Available in Twist, Tricolor, Diamond and Black Ice Series
  • Genuine Oil-Tanned Leather Accents
  • Braided Polypropylene for Extreme Durability
  • Colorfast and Water Resistant
  • Dozens of Color and Hardware options
  • Made in the USA

Available Sizes

  • 3/8 in. x 4 ft. - Recommended for Dogs Under 50 lbs
  • 3/8 in. x 6 ft. - Recommended for Dogs Under 50 lbs
  • 1/2 in. x 4 ft. - Recommended for Dogs Over 50 lbs
  • 1/2 in. x 6 ft. - Recommended for Dogs Over 50 lbs

Available Classic Colors with Brass Hardware

  • Red
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Hunter Green
  • Camo
  • Orange
  • Purple
  • Pink
  • Kelly Green
  • Tan
  • White
  • Brown
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Black Confetti (only available in 1/2 in. width)
  • Purple Confetti (only available in 1/2 in. width)
  • Kelly Confetti (only available in 1/2 in. width)
  • Raspberry Confetti (only available in 1/2 in. width)
  • Hi Viz Yellow (only available in 1/2 in. width)

Available Twist Series Colors with Brushed Nickel Hardware

  • Mocha Twist
  • Seafoam Twist
  • Pink Chocolate Twist
  • Taffy Twist
  • Woodlands Twist
Available Diamond Series Colors with Brushed Nickel Hardware
  • Amber Diamond
  • Amethyst Diamond
  • Jade Diamond
  • Ruby Diamond
  • Sapphire Diamond
Available Tricolor Series Colors with Brushed Nickel Hardware
  • Pink Camo Tricolor
  • Ivy Tricolor
  • Lilac Tricolor
  • Harvest Tricolor
  • Pride Tricolor
  • Sunset Tricolor
  • Starbright Tricolor
Available Black Ice Series Colors with Black Metallic Hardware
  • Red Black Ice
  • Raspberry Black Ice
  • Turquoise Black Ice
  • Yellow Black Ice

SHOPPERS IN CALIFORNIA, PLEASE NOTE: This product contains brass.
Under State of California Proposition 65, improper disposal of this product is speculated to cause health issues such as cancer, birth defects and other reproductive issues.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our customer service team for more information.

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Why did you choose this?
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Adopted dog is young and needs training
Kathleen S on Feb 6, 2019
They look great and I heard good things about them
Alice L on Dec 9, 2018
Adopted dog is young and needs training
Kathleen S on Feb 6, 2019
Looks, Quality, and Price. I am anxious to try them.
tom m on Jan 16, 2019
They look great and I heard good things about them
Alice L on Dec 9, 2018
Easy to use, quick to get on moving object
marcia s on Sep 29, 2018
So easy to use and the fun colors are hard to choose from!
Mary K D on May 8, 2018
My dog pulls when we go walking so I head these slip leads are good for that.
Ruth W on May 7, 2018
Train-walking a puppy.
Enrique R on Apr 14, 2018
recommended by trainer
Emma S on Mar 23, 2018
Our puppy pulls as soon as we get the leash on her. We are hoping this will help when training.
Veronica R on Mar 22, 2018
The slip lead is an excellent way to train dogs to walk on a leash.
Fernando R on Dec 20, 2017
The slip lead will be much easiier for me to use as i have a disability.
deanna v on Apr 15, 2017
Wide variety of colors, and needed it for work.
Rebecca C on Mar 31, 2017
Very resistant and practical
Johanne C on Mar 9, 2017
New 1 yr old adopted dog - very strong and needs this type of leash for training
Phyllis H on Feb 15, 2017
We already had a lead like this, but it got frayed.
MARC A on Jan 30, 2017
I have always used this type of lead. I mainly like them for the comfort of the dog.
barbara s on Dec 22, 2016
My trainer recommended the leads. I saw him work with my dogs for just a minutes and I was very impressed.
Cheryl R on Dec 17, 2016
I am training a new puppy that pulls with every lead and harness I've tried. A slip lead was recommended and it worked beautifully - but it did not have a locking mechanism. Yours does. We look forward to receiving these leads so our walks will be more enjoyable.
Denise B on Dec 13, 2016
These are just plain great! Everyone with a dog should have one and understand how to use them properly.....high up on the neck, right behind the ears. They can also be easily transformed into a "gentle leader" around the nose. Easy on, easy off and with all the fabulous custom colors...even better. We have 4 dogs and each vehicle has 4 in them coordinating with the vehicle color! And they last forever!
Mindy W on Dec 11, 2016
Easy on the dog and quick response from commands as you train your dog. A trained dog is a happy dog.
jack k on Dec 11, 2016
Cindy K on Dec 10, 2016
These are the easiest leashes to use in a kennel environment. Our dogs don't wear collars, and we need to be able to leash them up and go.
Charlotte H on Dec 9, 2016
I haves large 90 pound dog
William L on Dec 7, 2016
We had 2 of them for our Animal Hospital and LOVE them. One of our leashes went home with an owner and Staff has been mourning the loss. took us a while to find the exact ones and bought enough for all kennel staff to have one while on shift.
HOLLY Y on Dec 1, 2016
we use them in agility
Jan G on Nov 11, 2016
This lead was recommended and used by my dog trainer.
Marilee M on Oct 30, 2016
A very good dog behavior specialist recommended the slip lead.
Lana A on Oct 17, 2016
Have pup & wanted one for her!
Jennifer W on Sep 23, 2016
I have used Mendota products for years.The reason I buy from Mendota,there the best!
Lynn L. B on Sep 13, 2016
I have used one of these leads in the agility ring for years with my sheltie, Rain, and my current agility sheltie, Eva, needs her own lead to match! I love that it's adjustable and easy to slip on and off quickly as we get ready to start our run or leave the ring.
Kathryn M on Sep 7, 2016
i was given one of these leashes as a gift, it has become one of my favorite leashes to date for the simple reason that my dogs know when i want to go for a walk they just slide their heads in without hesitation and the leashes is amazing for quick correction out of the house. i had the Pink leash 1/2 inch six foot, i wanted something a little thinner so i went with the 3/8 inch six foot blue and hunter green I'm very excited for their arrival.
Scott T on Aug 19, 2016
Hoping it will make it through without setting off the alarm on the metal detectors at the airport TSA checkpoint. Standard leash and collar had to be removed and I still had to have a pat down search done!
June J on Aug 12, 2016
Helps to control the dog in a better way by using pressure points without choking
Jessie K on Aug 10, 2016
Breeder Recommended
susan h on Aug 7, 2016
Was recommended by trainer.
Sandy P on Aug 1, 2016
I need a strong leash to train my two pitbull boxer puppies. I heard you made quality slip leads in many different colors for a reasonable price!
Tessa M on Jul 20, 2016
I always keep one of these in my vehicle. Never be without a leash.
JAMES T on Jul 20, 2016
These are great for training and relaxed use. Attractive and very sturdy.
Saraveen F on Jul 17, 2016
This lead is used by Storm's trainer.
deborah s on Jul 17, 2016
My sister has one of these leashes for her Great Pyrenees and it's the best leash I have yet to find.
It's stylish and cute but does its job. The rope is also comfortable to hold and isn't irritating for the dog either.
Super excited to get mine for our new pup!
Rebecca O on Jul 8, 2016
only leads to have!
curt p on Jun 23, 2016
For the convenience when walking my dog easy to put on and take off
paula y on Jun 22, 2016
my dog trainer recommended this highly! Cant wait to try it!
susan m on Jun 16, 2016
Works great when walking dogs at the shelter. And they will make them in a custom 8ft lead.
Kelly G on Jun 9, 2016
The 4-foot lead is excellent for one dog; but, if you have to manage two dogs simultaneously, and the dogs are large, you really need 6 feet of lead.
Richard C on Jun 6, 2016
Easy on & off.
marcia s on Jun 1, 2016
I find these leashes to be very secure.
Marianne J on May 28, 2016
Our dog trainer uses this leash
Lynn M on May 23, 2016
Recommended by my dog trainer. He swears by Mendota products!
Paula G on May 15, 2016
Perfect for show training!
Carol P on May 13, 2016
Looks, Quality, and Price. I am anxious to try them.
tom m on Jan 16, 2019
Easy to use, quick to get on moving object
marcia s on Sep 29, 2018
Do the 3/8 and the 1/2" leads offer the same size neck opening? Or is the 3/8" only for dogs with small neck sizes? If so, up to how many inches? I like the narrower width lead but need a dog collar opening of at least 18". We know that the martingale has dif. neck sizes. Does this one also?
Mark and Judy H on Nov 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Since it's a slip lead, it will fit whatever neck size your dog has. However, the material is thinner on the 3/8" lead.
how do you choose width?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: There are two widths available in this style of lead - 1/2 inch and 3/8 inch.

I would recommend the 1/2 inch width for medium to large size dogs.

I would recommend the 3/8 inch width for small to medium size dogs.
Is this recommended for an 8 pound Yorkie? Not sure since they are very fragile..
Salli B on Nov 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I think the 1/2 inch size would work well for an 8 pound Yorkie. You can adjust the neck piece to whatever size you need.
4.8 / 5.0
47 Reviews
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4.8 / 5
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Pet comfort
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Great leash!
Excellent for keeping a hold on your dog! Easy to put on and remove.
November 29, 2015
over 3 years ago
Pet comfort
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
Won't buy any other leash
These slip leads are the best training tool I've used, I have them for my chihuahuas, pit bulls and foster dogs.
The rope is also very comfortable and soft in your hand! Comes in every color and in 4' and 6' and in different widths so you can get them for any size dog.
November 29, 2015
over 3 years ago
5 / 5
Easy to use. Great for dogs with long hair.
Dogs can chew thru it.
January 8, 2014
5 / 5
Very nice product - well made.
May 16, 2014
Pet comfort
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great leash
My go to leash when heading out the door. Wish it came in an 8 foot version though since you lose length going around bigger necks of large breed dogs.
April 13, 2016
over 3 years ago
Response from dogIDs
We are able order this leash in a customized size if that's something you are interested in. Contact our customer service team and they'd be happy to tell you about how you can order an 8 foot version.
April 20, 2016
Chelsea S Staff
Pet comfort
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
Love these functional leads!
I volunteer at a local Humane Society and we do a lead wrap on our dogs, so the 6ft leads did not give the dogs much room to roam once the lead was wrapped around the body. The longest lead I could find (with the metal ring and leather slide) was a 6ft, so I called dogIDs and explained this and they suggested I order custom 8ft leads. So very thrilled with the lead!! All of the other walkers liked mine so much that we have ordered many others for all of the other walkers, and will continue to order as needed. Seems silly to get so excited about an 8ft lead, but they truly do make it easier for our pups to enjoy their time outside! Thank you Mendota and dogIDs!!!
April 26, 2016
over 2 years ago
5 / 5
So easy to slip on and off for agility class.
September 15, 2013
5 / 5
great leash, durable, highly adjustable
September 27, 2013
5 / 5
Works very well, high quality, so easy to slip on and go.
It is easy to chew through but I'm don't know if that can be fixed.
May 16, 2014
Pet comfort
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
These slip leads are the best. Easy to use and good looking.
November 29, 2015
over 3 years ago

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