For Customers ยป Pet Health · Updated December 11, 2023

Animal Shelter Populations are Up โ€” Here’s Why and How Shelters are Responding

From hosting virtual happy hours to baking bread, people turned to creative ways to resolve their loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic. One remedy โ€” considered by 1 in 5 American households โ€” was to adopt a pet for companionship.