How the Covid-19 Pet Ownership Boom Has Impacted Pet Brands

Petco, BarkBox, Chewy and The Dodo explain changes they've made

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While inadequate amounts of toilet paper and frozen pizza plague the nation, one shortage has been a welcome sight throughout the coronavirus pandemic: empty animal shelters.

Thanks to both local and national animal shelters across the country urging people to adopt and foster pets, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement reportedly have not seen an uptick in animal intakes or surrenders at rescues. In fact, they’re seeing the opposite, as those stuck in confinement seek companionship with furry friends.

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