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A lizard leash will prevent your reptile from getting you from you but in my opinion its not worth paying $9.00 for so i made one my self.
 
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Step 2: Cut your Straw

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Youre going to want to cut two 3/4 in. long tubes from the straw.

Step 4: Adding the Rope

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Hot glue the rope to the middle.

Step 5: Feed it throught the Tube

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Feed the open end of the rope through one of the holes on the closed end.

Step 6: Through the other End

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Now feed the line through the open tube. this will make two loops that the front arms will go through.

Step 8: The Weeve

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Now weeve the open end of the line throught the lock. you will move the lock up and down the line to choose the tightness and distance between the arms, to loose he will get away.

Step 9: Your Finished

Good luck. it will take some getting used to but after a while you will be fine. this is good training to make your lizard tame and after a while no leash will be needed

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Indy Dawg1 month ago
That's just animal abuse your poor little bearded dragons arms are forced backwards.

How would you like it if I forced your arms backwards?
slanktree11 months ago
This doesn't look very comfortable for your poor beardie there needs to be something under him to support him
antrobus3 years ago
In Florida we use the thin long leaves from palm fronds and tie them into a little lasso to catch and walk lizards
vinsslaurie3 years ago
This guide is helpful, it can teach people how to make a leash, but I would definitely change the title to “how to make a small lizard leash”; as I was hoping to find a guide to help me make my own leash for my lizards, I realized that hot glue would break almost instantly for my lizards are pretty large (black-throated monitor, Argentine black and white tegu, and green iguana). I do think that this is a good tutorial on how to make a leash for smaller lizards such as the bearded dragon shown in the pictures though.

I am not certain of the degree of comfort/discomfort the reptile would feel to be stringed up like this though, commercially available leashes for reptiles seem to offer more support to the chest through leather bands and that might be the best way to do it. Their prices are ridiculous though and I understand why someone would want to build their own.
fegundez13 years ago
good idea, i too wouldn't pay 9.00 for this ! It probably works better too.
pyro=fire4 years ago
my beardee freaks out when she has a leash on