Mar 7, 2022 - News

Mapped out: Pandemic puppy trends across the U.S.

šŸ¶ Percentage change in pet adoption rates
Data: Shelter AnimalsĀ Count viaĀ Honest Paws;Ā Map: Axios Visuals

Though it felt like the whole country started adopting pets en masse in the first year of the pandemic, that apparently wasn't the case everywhere.

  • Some states actually reduced their overall pet adoptions, according to data from Shelter Animal County via a report from pet product company Honest Paws.

Zoom in: Ohio landed in the middle of the pack with the 28th-highest growth in pet adoptions from 2019 to 2020.

šŸ“¬ Did you adopt a pandemic puppy or COVID kitty? Email a photo to [email protected]. Please.


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