Dog days of the pandemic

Dogs have come to our rescue during the pandemic. Their companionship helps to relieve lockdown loneliness and they may be able to sniff out people infected with the coronavirus. But our canine companions could also be struggling to cope with the new normal.

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Dog days of the pandemic


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    Dog adoptions and sales soar during the pandemic

    Dog adoptions and sales soar during the pandemic

    Adoptions and sales have soared during the coronavirus pandemic, with no end in sight. Many consumers have found themselves navigating the shopper’s equivalent of an obstacle course to bring home a dog.



    When life returns to normal, we must not abandon our pets to loneliness. We love dogs for their friendly natures, but then too often we sentence them to endless hours of solitary confinement.

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