A new retractable animal leash device for holding and storing animal waste bags therein. The inventive device includes a housing having a spaced apart pair of side panels and a circumferential wall extending between the side panels. A handle is coupled the housing. The housing has an opening into the interior of the housing. A retractable elongate flexible leash is provided in the interior of the housing. The leash has a free end for attachment to an animal extending through the opening of the housing. Each of the side panels has a storage compartment in the interior of the housing.