Ways To Keep Your Pet Happy & Healthy While Quarantined

Pets are social creatures; so it is no surprise that social distancing can take a toll on pets. Fortunately, pet owners can do certain things to keep pets happy and healthy while quarantined. Continue reading to discover what they are.

 

Establish A New Daily Routine

It seems that everyone is adjusting to this “new normal.” Establishing a new routine for yourself and your pet can help you do just that because it adds some structure to your day. People and pets both thrive when they stick to a schedule. 

 

Create A Calm Environment

These days, people are working from home more than ever. Talking on the phone with outspoken colleagues can be disorienting for dogs who are very sensitive to noise. You can create a calm environment for your pets by wearing headphones when you are on a phone call or video call for work. 

 

Reward Them For Good Behavior

Working from home is less challenging when your dog is behaving properly. You can reward your pet for good behavior by giving them a belly rub or a treat. A little bit of positive reinforcement goes a long way when it comes to training your pet during this pandemic. 

 

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