The Benefits Of Adopting A Dog During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be the only thing on people’s minds these days. However, we should not forget about the vulnerable animals in our community who are in need of loving homes and caregivers. Below are some of the benefits you can reap when you adopt a dog during this unprecedented time.


Constant Companionship

It is no secret that self-isolating can be very lonely. Luckily, adopting a dog will provide you with constant companionship and unconditional love. This can help people feel less alone in the time of social distancing. 

Less Stress

The COVID-19 outbreak has a lot of people worried about their health and financial stability. Since dogs need to exercise each day, it can inspire their owners to do the same. Studies have shown that being physically active can decrease your stress levels. 


A Sense Of Purpose

Having a dog during these uncertain times can give your life purpose. Pet owners know that their pet depends on them for food, shelter and so much more. In the end, this can provide the pet owner with a sense of meaning. 


Have you been thinking about adopting a dog during this pandemic? If you can relate, apply to adopt a dog from Anicira! To learn more about our dog adoption program, give us a call at 540-437-1980.