Would it help if the leash was a shorter? I use to walk Marty with a 6 ft leash but I would keep tripping on the leash and Marty would try to walk on my right side and I have use my cane on that that side . So I how use his 4 ft leash and boy it helped a lot . I do not want Marty walking right next as he is so small and I can't see him and if I lose my balance I could step on his little paw. This has happen before.
. I something wish I hand one more hand as it is can be a juggling act hold the leash and my cane and trying to pick up Marty's poop.