Pet Adoptions Increase

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force Kentuckians to spend more time in their homes, the interest in adopting a pet has skyrocketed, keeping local animal shelters busy.Kentucky Humane Society Marketing Director Andrea Blair says the Kentucky Humane Society has seen a 30-percent drop in dog surrenders in 2020. Blair said that’s because people have had more time to spend at home with their pets. Animals also have been adopted faster in 2020. According to KHS data, animals spent a combined three and half fewer days in the shelter in 2020 compared to 2019.

Source: MG News

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