Pet Pointers: Your Pets Are Stressed, Too
MAY 29, 2020
Dr. Niwako Ogata, an associate professor of veterinary behavior medicine in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine , says pets could be feeling secondhand anxiety from their owners who are coping with lifestyle changes caused by the pandemic. Right now, humans are facing more uncertainty than ever, and our own situations are constantly changing, which can be confusing to our pets. But as people start returning to work, Ogata says pets might have a hard time coping.