I have been around dogs all of my life and was an owner of a beautiful Golden retriever (Jaime) for 14 years. She was my baby and best friend, and was with me at my present location until the end. We live on 1.5 acres of land on a small unbusy street with open acreage on 2 sides. Our backyard is large, and we have open space to one side where I used to throw tennis balls for Jaime to retrieve. There are shade trees to lie under and grass to roll around on. We also have 2 very tame outdoor cats who will probably stay hidden!
I am an early riser so we would start the day with some brief outdoor time, then some alone time if I have to work that day, then plenty of tennis balls to chase or just a leash walk around the acres of open space.
Your baby will sleep inside at night. Either way, he/she will be comfortable as I myself have experienced awful conditions from time to time when boarding my baby at "professional" kennels and will not stand for it.
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