HOUSTON – With more business opening across Texas, a major concern for dog parents is heading back to work and leaving their pups home alone again.
“If we go from being home all the time to suddenly being home hardly at all again , that’s going to be a hard transition,” said Stephanie Bennett, puppy expert and owner of Believe in Dog Training, who shared four tips to help with this adjustment period for our dogs.
1. Slowly increase the time you leave your dog
Start leaving now and ease back into your routine.
“It’s really important to start leaving for small increments of time, even if it’s just for 15 minutes. But it’s very important for your dog to start getting used to being alone again,” said Bennett.