Dog long gone: rescue pet shelters emptied by surge in demand throughout pandemic | Planet news

Joselyn Birch

Doggy shelters across Australia have been emptied following a huge surge in need for a rescued companion throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing some determined future pet entrepreneurs to hold out months.

Rebecca Anderson has expert Australia’s doggy drought initially hand.

“Our doggy died in February, and we in all probability started on the lookout around March due to the fact that is what my daughter seriously wanted for her birthday, a new doggy,” she mentioned.

“Our neighborhood shelter wouldn’t even contemplate us since we had kids.”

Anderson began trawling pet rescue sites in Sydney daily, attempting to find a puppy

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