Mighty Paw Rope Leash Review

Mighty Paw is a company that makes high-quality products for dogs including collars, leashes and potty bells. One of their latest products is their new reflective rope leash.

The Mighty Paw rope leash comes in green or orange. It is strong, lightweight and made from the same type of rope used by rock climbers.

The leash clips to your dog’s collar with an aluminum carabiner clip (also used by climbers), and the handle is padded with tubular webbing. The leash is 6 feet long and reflective. My dog Baxter is modeling the orange version of the leash.

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Mighty Paw is giving away a rope leash to one reader of That Mutt. Leave a comment at the end of the post for your chance to win.

Mighty Paw rope leash review

Mighty Paw rope leash review

My thoughts on the Mighty Paw rope leash:

The rope leash is a change from our regular nylon leashes. It is very sturdy and durable. The round shape of the handle felt a bit different in my hand but was not uncomfortable. As with all Mighty Paw leashes, I appreciated the padding in the handle.

Mighty Paw rope leash review

The leash is knotted at the handle and the carabiner. Initially I wondered if the knots are as strong as stitching, which is how all of my other leashes are constructed. It turns out the knots are secure, and they show no signs of loosening.

What is the cost of the rope leash?

Mighty Paw’s rope leash is $14.99 on its website.

Order a rope leash here.
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What’s unique about the Mighty Paw rope leash?

From the quality of the materials to the construction, the Mighty Paw rope leash is a good choice for active dogs and their owners. People who are looking for some variety on regular flat-weave leashes will also appreciate this leash.

The rope is made of decay- and weather-resistant polypropylene materials to withstand the elements. There are also reflective threads woven into the entire length of the leash for added safety at night.

Testing out our Mighty Paw rope leash

The carabiner clip holds 400kgs of tension and is strong enough for repeated, long-term use.

I tested this leash when I was 8½ months pregnant and dealing with carpal tunnel in my hands. The carpal tunnel limited my grip strength and coordination. I found the quick-spring release on the carabiner a bit easier to use versus a regular leash clip. This rope leash may be a good choice for people with limited dexterity.

Mighty Paw rope leash and padded dog collar

Pros of the Mighty Paw rope leash:

  • The materials and the construction make this leash durable and strong.
  • The bright colours and look of the rope may appeal to active families.
  • The reflective stitching makes the rope leash more visible at night.
  • The carabiner clip is easy to attach and detach to your dog’s collar.

Baxter with his Mighty Paw rope leash and collar

I recommend the Mighty Paw rope leash for active people who are looking for something different than a traditional leash. If you have a strong dog who pulls on walks, the rope and the carabiner clip will be secure.

I also recommend this leash for people who struggle with traditional leash clips. The size and simplicity of the carabiner clip make it easy to hook on and off my dog’s collar.

Order a rope leash here.

Lindsay’s mutt Ace models the green version of the leash:

My dog Ace with his Mighty Paw rope leash

Cons of the rope leash:

  • The tubular rope may be uncomfortable for some people, even with the padded handle.
  • Only comes in two colours—green and orange.
  • Comes in one length (6 feet)

Giveaway—win a Mighty Paw rope leash for your dog

Mighty Paw is giving away a rope leash to one reader of That Mutt so your dog has a chance to try this leash!

To enter, leave a comment below and tell us why you are interested in a new leash.

Lindsay will choose one winner at random on Tuesday March 6. Must have a U.S. mailing address to win.

Would your dog like a new leash from Mighty Paw?

Mighty Paw rope leash review

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Julia Thomson is also a blogger at Home on 129 Acres where she writes about her adventures of country living and DIY renovating. She and her husband live on a 129-acre farm in Ontario, Canada.

Join us in testing Mighty Paw’s products!

That Mutt’s $7/mo Patreon members receive free samples of Mighty Paw’s new products in exchange for honest feedback. Patreon members tested the rope leash in February. If you would like to be a part of our product-testing group for Mighty Paw, we still have about 5 spots available. Join us here.

Other Mighty Paw reviews:

Padded dog collar

Double dog leash

Chain slip collars

32 thoughts on “Mighty Paw Rope Leash Review”

    1. I have a blue heeler and I do believe he is ADD on crack! He is so hard for me to handle and maybe this might help.

  1. We are in our 80’s with a 10 month old puppy who weighs 75 lbs. and a rambunctious walker. This would be great to try. Thanks.

  2. I’d be interested in trying one of these leashes out because I run with my 7 month old Dalmatian who tends to try to sprint the first half mile so I’m always holding him back and pulling on his harness/leash.

  3. I’m beginning to see these leashes around and was wondering how comfortable they were. I had an old nylon leash that I used for a couple of dogs that finally gave way this year and the newer nylon ones just don’t seem to be as rugged as the old ones were.

  4. Very interesting concept here. I am interested in this due to the replacement of a carabiner for a tradional clip. Secure and a rope for the leash. You would think we were ready to go for a climb. I would appreciate the feeling of having my boy more safe while we walk.

  5. We would love to try these new type of leashes on our german shepherds. We are quite active outside with all types of weather and terrain. Thanks.

  6. Hi! I would like to try a rope leash because currently Midnight our Weistmaster Pitt bull has a chain leash. We got this one because he’s a chewer . She doesn’t like it but had adapted, also older now. Thank you for all the great articles.

  7. I am super interested in this type of leash! Looks super durable and the carabiner looks sturdier than the standard clip we use. This would be most beneficiary for my strong Am Staff! Thanks for all the great tips each week!!

  8. The colors of the leashes are so bright and fresh. Easy to spot quickly for our walks. My 2 dogs have old, worn, boring leashes that truly need to be replaced. The 70 lb. Doodle is not very well behaved on our outings so the durability and strength would be much appreciated. My senior joints would say thank you also. We would love to be the recipient of one of these leashes!

  9. Julieann Cebulski

    I would love to try this leash! I’ve been looking for something more comfortable to hold onto as my dog can be a strong puller. I also like the idea of the carabiner to hold tight.

  10. I would love to try out the mighty paws leash for my tripod! Although she’s down one leg, that doesn’t stop her at all and when there’s a squirrel in sight, it’s game on. This leash sounds perfect for attaching to her harness, helping me to keep her secure and safe!

  11. Would love to have this leash,but with all the great comments,I have read,it would be hard to choose just one. So my chances of winning the leash are not in my favor,so will probably purchase the orange one from Amazon. Good Luck too all!

  12. Looks like a dandy! I especially love the neon green! Night dog walkers dream come true. Love to model that baby.

  13. sandy weinstein

    looks like a nice leash, I have one of their other leashes that came with a collar and belt that I love.

  14. Steel loves to walk herself on a leash. I would love for her to have a rope vs the strap. It would be easier on her teeth.

  15. My old leash is a bit tattered and really dirty. It would be nice to have a fresh one I would be proud to carry.

  16. Gina Pusateri

    I would love to win this Mighty Dog rope leash to match with the black and orange Mighty Dog collar I recently bought for my pug, Max. I’m trying to get away from the retractable leash. Thanks!

  17. I have a blue heeler and I think he is ADD on crack! I had no idea he was so active! I got him to help my husband with the cattle when my husband had open heart surgery! So training was out on the back burner! Now he is going on three and still not trained! So hard headed! Maybe this leash will help along with the tips I get from THAT MUTT!

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