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8 Week Old Australian Shepherd Pup And Full Time Work


We just got our Australian Shepherd, and neither my boyfriend nor myself are able to leave work in the middle of the day to visit her, not at least for a few weeks. We live in an apartment complex that uses electronic keys and can't make copies of them, so I can't hire a dog sitter or anything to visit her during the day.

She's very sensitive to being alone, as right now we can be gone maybe 30-60 seconds before she starts crying. It's heartbreaking and though I've had her barely three days, I'm head over heels for her.

Is there any way I can alleviate her stress during the long work day when she won't have any social interactions? (So just FYI, she's being trained to use potty pads for a while since we live in an extremely urban area, but we'll be moving to a suburb in about 2.5 weeks where she'll have a nice yard to run around in.)

Thanks, everybody! I just want my baby to be happy and feel safe! (T-T)

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