Ruffwear Roamer™ Bungee Dog Leash - Hand-Held or Waist-Worn


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The Roamer Leash by Ruffwear is a stretch webbing dog lead that can be used hand-held or can be clipped around your waist so you can be hands-free! 

The Roamer Leash has an adjustable, padded handle with 'side-release' buckle.  This means you can use the lead by holding it in your hand.  Or by adjusting the handle, you can clip it around your waist so you can be hands-free - great for walking, running or hiking.  You can clip the lead around a post or tree to secure your dog when you are at the shops, a cafe, campsite, etc.

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The stretch webbing allows a generous range of movement while you maintain control.   There are two sizes/lengths:

Size Stretches from Length Good for
Medium - $69.95
1.7 - 2.1m (5.5 - 7ft) May be better for a smaller dog or if you are shorter in height so the lead doesn't touch the ground
Large - $78.95
2.2 - 3.4m (7.3 - 11ft) When you want the extra length
  • Width of Webbing - 25mm/1"
  • Waist worn will fit up to 1.1m

Key Features

  • Can be hand-held, waist-worn or secured around a tree or post
  • Swiveling Talon Clip - is strong, secure and easy to use with one hand
  • Traffic Handle - closer to the clip offers quick restraint
  • Wavelength webbing absorbs shock
  • Convenient accessory loop to attach pick-up bags or small items
  • Adjustable, padded handle with side-release buckle and aluminum uniloop


    Hand wash with mild detergent. Air dry.


    • Hardware: Anodized 6061-T6 aluminum Talon Clip
    • Webbing: 25 mm engineered polypropylene webbing
    • Elastic core: natural latex rubber
    • Buckle: Winhigh XT side-release buckle with 6061 T6 aluminum uniloop
    • Handle: closed-cell foam and mesh
    • Made in Vietnam

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 9 reviews
    Kathryn E.
    Best one on the market

    Have tried several waist leads for running with my dog and they have never fit my waist properly. This one is brilliant, was able to adjust to fit perfectly and it’s super comfortable to run with. Love it

    Roamer Leads

    I love the Roamer leads and also the Web Master harnesses I got. It’s much nicer for me and the dogs using these leads much more gentle when I need to redirect them. They're lovely.

    A.N. G.
    Gr8t Joggin’ Leash

    I’m hooked on Ruffwear since I was introduced by a friend. I have purchased this leash and other items from Ruffwear for my Gage resulting in his happiness to wear the product, durability and style of the each of the products. Overall, the Ruffwear Roamer Bungee Dog Leash is very good quality for my Labrador. It is easy to use and clean. I feel safe that the product is quality and that this leash will not break or compromise the safety of my dog when we are out jogging/walking. I think it’s good.

    Lauren C.
    Great for running with my whippet

    I chose the shorter leash so I didn’t trip on it when I ran with my whippet and it was a good choice. The chip is a little heavy for my 9kg dog but it still works.

    Brilliant- Better than expected

    This lead is brilliant! I’m now hands free and no longer having my arm pulled out if it’s socket! We have a muscular 40plus kilo mastiff cross and she can pull hard but this stretch allows correction without the yank on us. The shorter hand leash close to body is perfect too. We love it! Hands free is the way to go and I never knew it till now 🥳

    Rebecca M.
    Love this leash

    I love this leash as it has one of the best clips on it that I have ever come across. The fact that it can be on the waist or hand is great, very versatile. The bungee leash has really helped with the training of my dog (hound) to not pull. That little pull on the leash and she knows that she's at the end and needs to stop or slow down to walk nicely. A good solid leash . Very comfortable to use.

    Denise A.
    Roamed bungee dog leash

    This is a great product, the bungee section allows some flexibility to the leash and I am able to tie her to a fence or tree or myself hands free if needed . Quality is excellent.

    Nice Lead, but I prefer my leather one

    This is a very nice lead for the right dog. My dog is a Swiss Shepard and he’s likes this lead more than I do. I usually use a lovely leather lead, and he’s reasonably well trained. With this lead, he “pulls” through as with a portion of the lead elastic. I purchased it to try and train his running beside a bike. I really think I will come off second best as I believe he’ll “pull” through. I would recommend it, just not for my dog.

    Really good for loose stuff, No control

    I have a 46kg Swiss Shepherd, whose life goals involve going wherever as fast as possible.
    I bought the long one. I it is great for letting him sniff and explore. I already have a Mission Wild waist belt, so the lead is at its full length and the middle often touches the ground (I got the long one). If there is a reason to get to your dog quickly 3.4m is a lot of lead to pull in. There is more than 1m of stretch in the long one while it is great for the dog to roam it means no control.
    I like the traffic handle (and think it is a requirement for all leads), however I have the Ruffwear singletrak which has a handle on the back. I have added a 7mm Delta Maillon as a front clip point on my Ruffwear harness, to which I have added the Ezydog Zero shock extension this then is clipped to the Ezydog mongrel handle, while we are walking through town, when we hit the track the mongrel clips to the top/shoulder attachment point making a easy to grap lead that is connected to the front of the harness (so more control) but out of the way when running.
    I clip the Ruffwear roamer to the top attachment point so that he doesn't trip over it.
    We have a no pull Rule (ha ha) when clipped to the front and a have fun rule when clipped to the top.

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