Pets adopted during the pandemic are being returned at record numbers: report

Pets are not supposed to be fads.

Reports of a troubling trend have begun to surface across the country of large numbers of people returning pets that they adopted during the pandemic. Apparently, as things begin to return to normal, people are realizing that they may not be as prepared for the pet as they thought they were.

Shelters across the United States are seeing higher than average rates of returns, the BBC reports. About a year ago, these same shelters saw a spike in adoptions as people faced lockdowns due to the pandemic.

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Rockville Centre Pets Up For Adoption: Major, Sarge, Russell & More

Want to add a new member to your family and make a positive impact on the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and facilities still working to fulfill adoptions.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home across New York — and many are located near you. In the search for a new companion, consider starting at a local animal

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White Plains Pets Waiting To Be Adopted: Joey, Lennon, Leia & More

Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter! Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters in and around White Plains are still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets in forever homes.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home across New York — and many of them are located not too far from you. In the search for an adorable new fur child, consider beginning at a local animal

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Tempe Pets Up For Adoption: Thunder, Lightning, Finley & More

Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the Tempe community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter! Despite the coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters in Tempe and environs have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to start your search for an adorable new friend is at Arizona Animal Rez Cue Foundation Aarf, where Finley the dog is waiting patiently, or another local shelter. If you aren’t

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Park Slope Pets Up For Adoption

Want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Maybe it’s finally time to adopt a pet! Despite the coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

In the search for an adorable new friend, consider beginning at a local animal shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in permanent homes.

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