Preparing your pet for post-pandemic life

Cross-posted from Tails from RASKC

Pets are a big part of many peoples’ lives. While some families have had cats or dogs for years, others took advantage of the extended time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to adopt a new furry friend. However, as pandemic restrictions ease and more people return to work and other activities outside the home, the newfound time alone can be stressful for our pets.

Here are a few tips adapted from the American Veterinary Medical Association and Dr. Patricia B. McConnell, a certified animal behaviorist, to help ease the transition to the “next normal.”

As a reminder, pets are not allowed in King County buildings. Service animals and Therapeutic Assistance animals are allowed as long as owners comply with the policy found here.

Read the full article here.