V (volvita) wrote in boston_buddies,
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I have been completely in love with my mom's Bostons for years, and have been thinking about getting one myself for some time. So I just took the plunge and applied for this one. I love his eyes! And his foster mom says he's gentle and non-alpha and will probably get along fine with our cat, which is a relief.

So here's my question, which seems like a really dumb one, but how will I know if I don't ask? How long can a dog be expected to hold it during the day? My boyfriend and I are gone about 8 hours a day during the week. We have a fenced back yard and could definitely put a dog door in the back door, but if we don't have to I'd rather not, because that would mean that there'd be no way to keep our currently indoor cat indoors. What do you all think? I know there are tons of people who work full-time and have indoor dogs, but I never thought much about how this is handled. I would love it if he could be expected to hold it all day, but I sure don't expect myself to hold it all day, and I don't want him to be at all uncomfortable. Advice appreciated!
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