Here’s our normal workday routine: get up early, pick up any poop on the floor, and go outside to squeeze his bladder, then he comes in for breakfast and while he eats, I wash his boy zone with a washcloth to prevent urine burns on his skin and put fresh change of pants, etc., on him as needed. After eating, he works on destroying his dog bed, chews on toys, or naps while I prepare for work.
Just before I leave, we do one more bladder expression and play for a few minutes in the back yard - he has a large rock he likes to run around with, then we come back inside for another cleaning and fresh pants and pads. Before I walk out the door, he gets a small handful of assorted treats to occupy him as I make my exit.
When I return from a full workday, Korey greets me at the door - just try and tell me dogs can’t tell time! - for some pets and love. I usually need to pick up some poop, and then we go outside to empty his bladder, clean him up, feed him, and put on a fresh outfit. He then goes back to destroying his dog bed while I wind down from work for a little bit, and then we “cart up” for a walk around the neighborhood, usually going 2.5 to 3 miles.
After the walk, we go outside for another expression and some rock chasing. His legs are rigid, but he pulls himself to full upright outside quite often, even though he can’t actually control them for walking. We do one more expression and cleaning a few hours before bedtime and then one right before he goes to bed with one last treat.