I love taking care of pets when family is out of town. I'm very passionate about my 2 yokies and they are spoiled by a "helicopter" Mom. I have fenced in yard, however, they are not left unattended. That doesn't mean if your pet prefers being outside that it wouldn't be provided. If walks are needed during the day I live in nice area that dogs are often seen out being walked. I prefer medium to small dogs and love a lap dog. I can bath them if needed. I prefer having the dog at my home, but will of course walk any pet that needs during the day, or evenings if need arises within a reasonable distance in my local community.