Have you welcomed a new cat or dog into your home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Follow these expert tips to help her thrive!
In the face of COVID-19, animal shelters are reporting critical needs, including food shortages, spikes in pet abandonment, and overcrowding. Animal welfare advocates are working hard to distribute reliable information and to prevent pet abandonments from spiking even further, and as a result many places around the US, pet foster and adoption rates currently continue to soar. More and more families and individuals are taking this opportunity to house companion animals as they endure stay-at-home orders and social distancing.