Animal adoptions increase nationwide

Posted at 8:28 AM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 08:28:47-04

(LEX 18) — Animal shelters across the country are reportedly seeing fewer animals in their kennels.

That's apparently because many people are adopting them out, now that they have the time and are home more.

Still, experts say there are things you should keep in mind when adopting an animal during a pandemic.

For starters, experts say you shouldn't view it as just a commitment for however long quarantine measures last.

You're advised to give your decision about adopting a pet some thought and plan for the future.