Pets That Fit Into a 9 to 5 Lifestyle

Owning a pet and having to go to work every day doesn’t go well together unless you start thinking outside the box when it comes to the type of pet you can get. People who are busy with work and social life often can’t take proper care of a cat or a dog, but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve a pet to come home to after a long day. Here are some pets to consider.


These colorful birds are an amazing pet choice for busy people, but you should definitely get two so they can keep each other company. They do require around an hour of entertainment every day, but it will be fun for you too!

Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are cute and affectionate, and a great pet choice if you have kids. When you’re home, you can have fun with them by letting them out of the cage. 

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Leopard Geckos

This may seem like an odd choice, but geckos are cool and they are an interesting pet choice if you don’t have much free time. They can live up to 20 years!


Fish are a popular pet choice for a reason. An aquarium is aesthetically pleasing and doesn’t require much work.