Moving to a new place with DW at the end of the month. Hopefully the last before we build/buy our own house. This place is a small house with a garden. We’ve always said we’d get a dog when we have our own house, but since this place is a house rather than an apartment we said we might ask our new landlords if we can keep a dog.
So bearing in mind all this is dependent on the permission of our landlords:
Both wife and I work full time. I am out of the house 7:00-5:30 most weekdays, though I get a half day once a week. DW works Tue and Wed 8-8 and is 8-2 Thurs and Fri. We are both off weekends. I know I would be the type of person to give a lot of attention to a dog when I am at home, I’m generally very active and would have no issue bringing a dog out for walks etc. I’ve been researching online and there seems to be a debate about how long dogs should be left alone for on a regular basis. At the moment, I’m obviously not in work due to coronavirus, but as of September, I’ll be back. (High-School teacher)
So my question is, do the dog owners here think that it’s OK to have a dog with our schedule? Essentially 2 full days and 2 half days a week with nobody home (though DW could come on lunch during long days.)