As we head back to work and school, what will happen to our pets?
With many of us working and attending school from home, adoptions of cuddly kittens and waggish puppies has been a hot COVID-related trend.
According to the PetPoint, animal welfare organizations in the United States saw a spike in the second half of March 2020 from 58% in the beginning of the month to 85% in the second half.
Many pets will display a mild case of separation anxiety when you go back to work or just get out more than you have during the pandemic.
Some tips from the article to help your pet with the separation:
- Prep your pet that you’ll be leaving for a time.
- Turn on the music to let them know you’re coming back.
- Plenty of exercise.
This is a informative article but don’t forget that essential oils can calm and soothe your pet. A few days before you start going back to work apply or diffuse Lavender and Magnolia to help reduce pet anxiety.