Dogs Trust warns of impending dog behaviour crisis as new research shows the impact of lockdown on the nation’s dogs

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Dogs Trust

Over a quarter of owners (26%) say their dog has developed at least one new problem behaviour during lockdown, according to new research released today by Dogs Trust. (1) 

We are issuing advice to owners to help them manage their dog’s behaviour and is asking them to act now, to help their dogs adjust to when they return to work.

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity has issued the first results from research investigating the impact of COVID-19 lockdown measures on dogs and their owners. The charity surveyed over 6,000 dog owners in May this year about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on their dog. Those who took part were asked about their dog’s routines, walks, enrichment and time spent alone during and before lockdown.

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