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How To Keep Your Pet Happy When You’re Busy With Work

           If you have a pet and a job, you know how complicated it can be to make sure that they’re well taken care of and happy while you’re off at work, or busy with work. This is a problem all too common with pet owners, and can actually lead to more animals being sent to the pound.  If you want to save your furry friends from an unknown fate, it’s a good idea to look into making sure that you get the most out of your dog’s life, and a life where you can be happy together, without all the stress with your job.

            One of the first things you should consider when you are thinking of getting a job with a pet, is how much time you’ll realistically be able to put into working with and being there with your pet. If you rarely have time to take your dogs out, can’t afford a dog sitter, and don’t plan on making time for your furry friend, it might be a good idea to skip getting a pet at this time in your life. However, if you can make time every morning, and even sometimes at lunch, and you’re willing to make sacrifices for your pet, anyone can do it.

             It’s a great idea to start out with a puppy, rather than a full grown dog (unless it’s already been properly trained), so that you’ll be able to teach you pet everything it needs to know for a bright and happy future. For the first couple weeks, you may have to take time off work and set aside extra time to work with your puppy, at least an hour or two every single day to work on training, so that your pup will be ready for the future at home.

            If you’ll be at work most of the day, it’s a good idea to get a dog walker and automatic feeder so that your pet is always taken care of. Shop Petco for everything you need for your new pet, including an automatic feeder which can feed and give water to your pet while you’re not home.