The pandemic was and still is globally uncertain times. However, for pets, they enjoyed quarantine with unlimited attention from their parents. For the many pets adopted during quarantine, they do not know life with their parents physically at work from 9am-5pm. During lockdown, a workday includes many outdoor strolls and bathroom breaks for dogs. Frequent back scratches, belly rubs, and healthy dog and cat treats were given between zoom and excel spreadsheets.
But as quarantine is lifting and life as we know it is regaining normalcy. This means that many pet parents will need to get out of pajamas and go into work for at least a few days a week. Here are some ideas to help you prepare and what you can do to curb your dog and cat’s separation anxiety.