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How often should a dog go outside to do its business

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Since our lives are so busy, most dogs spend a great deal of the days by themselves as their pet parents go to work, school or other daily commitments. Some dogs are left for much longer periods than others without a problem of being bored or needing a necessary "potty break." It can be difficult for humans when "nature calls" but do not consider when or how often a dog should find relief. If you are gone for extended periods of time, maybe you should consider hiring a pet sitter or dog walker in your Rockford-area as listed below or one closest to your home; someone that can come once at midday or so just to take your dog for a short walk and relieve itself.

Small dogs and puppies especially have issues and can find it challenging to hold themselves for long periods o time. Senior dogs may also have the same problem. There is no set rule as to how long a dog can go without potty breaks; it does indeed depend on the dog, its breed, size and age. Besides the option of a pet sitter or dog walker, you can choose a doggy daycare, have a relative come in once a day when you are gone, or maybe provide a doggy door that leads to a fenced-in back yard so your pet can go out as needed.

These are the types of things to consider when you choose to take on the responsibility of having a pet. Chances are, you have a dog with strong bladder control and no issues regarding potty needs but it is something to consider with the smaller, younger or older canine. Ensure you can meet those needs for the health and comfort of your best canine companion(s).

Rockford area pet parents that are planning your pet-friendly vacation, much great useful information is available at this site - Pet Friendly Travel

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If you are seeking Veterinary assistance in the Rockford area, you can check out one of these at - Rockford Vet Clinics, Bellwood Vet, Rockford Veterinarians, Perryville Veterinarian , Cat Veterinarians Specialists

For all your pets needs and accessories in the Rockford area, go to your local PETCO - 6305 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108, (815) 229-0184 - Petco or your local PETSMART - 6320 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108, (815) 397-7880 - Petsmart -Petland, (815) 332-4200 - Petland

For many of your pet essentials, visit your local Rockford-area CVS pharmacies. There are four convenient locations - 3134 11th Street, Rockford, IL 61109, (815)398-0048 - 110 S Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL 61108 - 3718 Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103, (815)877-9620 - 2454 S. Alpine Rd., Rockford, IL 61108, (815)399-5421 - CVS Pharmacy

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