If you work a lot then you may be concerned about what your dog is doing while you are away. Also, you may feel bad leaving them home alone all day when dogs are social animals. You have an option available to you that comes in the form of doggy daycare. This is a daycare center for dogs that you can bring them to while you can't be with them. They will be supervised, cared for and exercised. Learn about just some of the benefits that come with taking your dog to a doggy day care center by reviewing the information we have presented here:
- Your dog will be supervised at all times: There are a lot of reasons why you should feel better having your dog be supervised at all times while you can't be with them. First, if they tend to have separation anxiety then they can feel better having people around. Also, if they suddenly fall ill then there will be someone there to make sure they are tended to. Finally, when they are supervised, there is less chance of them getting hurt on something. For example, your dog can knock over a glass at home, break it and cut their foot. You wouldn't know until hours later when you get back home.
- Your dog will be kept in a comfortable temperature: If you live somewhere with extreme highs or lows, then you may think your dog is fine inside of your home with your air conditioner or heater on. However, if something happens to your unit or the power, then your dog may be left in a very hot or very cold house until you get home. For some breeds that have a harder time with extreme temperatures, such as pugs or chihuahuas, this can be a big problem. When they are at doggy daycare, they will be kept in a comfortable temperature when they aren't going outside to play for a few minutes or to relieve themselves.
- Your dog will be exercised for you: If you leave your dog home alone all day while you are gone, you may come home to find a destroyed house and a very excitable dog. Especially with some breeds, dogs can get bored and need to get rid of some of that pent-up energy. If they are trapped in a house, they can expel energy by way of chewing up couch cushions, digging at the carpet or by doing many other destructive things. At doggy daycare they will be exercised and be able to play with toys, staff and other dogs, so they will be nice and relaxed when you come pick them up.