Dogs at Hobart shelter relax and rewind after initial COVID-19 adoption surge | ABC News

After an initial spike in demand for dog adoptions at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Dogs’ Home of Tasmania says things have quietened down, literally.

Fewer visitors, mean less stimulation for the pups seeking their forever homes and they are more chilled and relaxed.

The home says their behaviours are more settled and potential owners are getting a better indication of what their new dog is really like.

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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-29/this-dog-shelter-only-accepts-visitors-with-genuine-intentions/12503560

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