“No matter how you are feeling, when you look into his eyes, see his wagging tail and hear his shrill bark, he grounds you in the here and now.”
As we begin to come out of lockdown, we have put together some top tips from animal health experts to help you care for your new arrivals and help dogs adjust to changes when many of us go back to work.
Tips from Sarah Tapsell, RSPCA Clinical Animal Behaviourist on helping cats to adjust when we head back to work.
Tanya has noticed the positive effect pets also have on Mum, Sue, who struggles with health issues and isolation.
“Luna’s always taught me that you need to approach life with patience, flexibility and a laugh. What better time to do that than during a global pandemic?”
“I often talk about ‘being more Cooper’ when life can get a bit much. It helps me keep perspective,” says Charlotte Dixon about her dog who joined the family in 2020.
Welcome to the first in a series of Pet Pawsitivity blogs to celebrate the positive impact pets have been having on our lives during lockdown.