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Please note this is a demo only (not a tutorial) and as such, there is no commentary or sound. The video plays in real time so it should be reasonably easy to see what's happening, but if you have any questions please leave them in the comments and I'll get back to you.
The tool I am using here is Photoshop CS6's Patch Tool.
The below before and after shows the leash removal as well as some additional adjustments made in Photoshop to colour, contrast and general tidying-up.
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