Re: What to do with him while at work?
I think it's unreasonable to - we have a 7 month old V and he's still crated while we are not in the house. He gets a 1 hour walk in the mornings, a walker comes by around 12:30-1 and lets him out (he gets a 30 minute walk, sometimes more), and then we get home around 6pm. He gets an evening walk (about an hour, or playdate with other dogs that we all know well). There is no way my pup could be left alone in the house without being wildly destructive even with the walker, let alone without one. Frankly, at 5 months, I am pretty sure he would've pooped on our bed and/or eaten everything in the pantry.