The tree tie lead is constructed from a polycarbonate, rubberized material, extremely strong, does not retain scent or water and has oversized scissor snaps for ease of use in cold conditions wearing gloves. 5 ft. length. The lead is designed for field use with any hunting or adventure dog. It makes easily into a slip lead, a short lead for heel work, or a tree tie lead for steadiness. Snap one end to your dogs collar and secure the other end around any tree, duck blind or stationary object. Great for steadying the hunting dog on a water stand, boat, or duck blind and is perfect around the campsite to ensure that your dog will remain patient and quiet.