A Rheumful of Tips Pets leashretractable leashuse a stronger part of the body #353 – Leashed September 6, 2012 No Comments Long ago, I learned that arthritic hands and retractable leashes are a bad combination. I've found the perfect way (for me) to hold on to the dog's leash. When I loop it over itself around my wrist, I use a stronger part of my body to secure the dog to me and me to the dog. I'm then free to loosely hold the leash in either hand to do corrections. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Add a comment! Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.