Leads and leashes are about as fundamental as you get in the dog training world. If you are like us, you will have them all over the place in different sizes and configurations. Normally, a "lead" is considered shorter in length (under 6") than a check cord. Whether for close in training, steadying your dog in the blind or boat, or just walking your best friend in the neighborhood, leads and leashes are a must have. Even in this basic product, innovation continues to take place. The newer multi-use leads provide an "all-in-one: solution for snap, choke, halter or muzzle. The Dokken Pro 5in one is a good example of this.