This is the original "Rabies Stick" for restraint of vicious or hard to control animals. The metal pole has a locking mechanism to hold the cable tight plus a quick release button. Rubber cushion grips for two-handed no slip control. The end of the shaft has a covered portion to protect against chewing. Ketch-All Pole is 3ft. Suitable for cats and small dogs. 1 3/4lb.