One fifth of dog owners believe it's okay to leave pets alone for more than 24 hours

Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Source: 
RSPCA

We're calling on the public to be #DogKind this Christmas following shocking survey results.

We're urging the dog-owning British public to be aware of separation anxiety as survey reveals that a fifth of dog owners believe it's acceptable to leave their dogs home alone for more than 24 hours.

How you can be #DogKind this Christmas

We're urging dog owners to ensure they have considered appropriate care for their pets as the busy Christmas season approaches.

As part of our #DogKind campaign, a survey revealed that 21 percent of dog owners felt it was acceptable to occasionally leave a dog alone for more than 24 hours - while 39 percent said their dog is home alone for seven or more hours on an average day. 

...follow the link to read the article in full on the RSPCA website...