High quality snap and 10″ handle makes this leash easy to use, even in the winter with gloves on! Made from Beta, a soft coating that has the look and feel of leather. It has a low gloss or dull appearance. It is soft and very flexible. The leather embossing gives it the leather look. It will hold its flexibility in very cold weather. It has a 1000lb break strength per inch of width. Great for dogs that swim or Dock Dive. Also a great solution for Dogs that chew their leashes. It boasts a superior UV resistance as well as being waterproof and easy to clean. Unlike natural leather, BioThane® Beta will not dry out, stain, crack, or absorb any unpleasant odor.