About our Company

Promising a good life

The Original

Millions of dog owners around the world use a unique German invention: the flexi retractable leash. We didn't just conceive the idea some 50 years ago but are today the world's leading brand in over 90 countries around the globe. In 2010, flexi was awarded the illustrious "Brand of the Century" award.

Our history

Our history

How it all started

»I have always had dogs at home. Although I loved them all, I do have one who stands above the others. Purzel! She was my pride and joy. She was an explorer, always out and about investigating the world around us, which became a problem while she was on heat. One afternoon, it was a warm summer day in 1972, I was taking her for a walk when suddenly an idea struck me like a flash of lightening … «

Manfred Bogdahn, Inventor of the retractable flexi leash

A video of our history

Our values

Our location

Our location

Made in Germany

Retractable flexi leashes are designed and produced in our family business located in Bargteheide near Hamburg. Over 300 employees work here to make the promise of a good life come true for dogs. In Germany and in over 90 different countries.

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Our Awards

Our Awards

Proud of our values

"We like to win awards, although it is not our foremost objective. Awards signify values. In 2010 we were decorated with the “Brand of the Century” award. Other accolades include the “reddot design award”, the “Editor's Choice Award” by the American “Dog Fancy” magazine and the “Product of the Year” award for flexi Neon by Europe’s leading Dog magazine “DOGS”.
However, our most important award is the many customer reviews that reach us from the millions of happy dog owners around the world."