Congratulations. You’ve chosen to add a needy, vulnerable, opposable thumb-less member to your family. Of course, you intend to give her the best life possible, and this means plenty of mental and physical exercise as well as lots of opportunities to play, sniff, and explore.
After all, dogs are sentient, thinking beings–pack animals who don’t do well left alone all day. But the fact is, your own life doesn’t stop when Buffy arrives; you’ve still got to go to work and bring home the bacon (or at least the bacon flavored treats).