Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety

With more people returning to the office after months of working from home, owners should start preparing for a wave of stressed out pups

Over the past few months, with Covid-19 restrictions seeing families spending more time with their pets, or adopting new ones, many dogs and cats have been enjoying the company, stimulation and exercise.

They have started to rely on the extra attention (including all those new puppies that expect us to be around all the time), but with more people returning to the office or going on holidays dogs are going to feel the absence more than ever, creating an anxiety pandemic among our dogs that we may not be prepared for.

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Source: theguardian
Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety