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July 19, 2021

‘Back to normal' boosts pandemic pup costs

  • If you know you're going back to the office in September, start adjusting your four-legged companion to a new routine in August.

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    Close to 1 in 5 households have acquired a dog or cat since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ASPCA. Contrary to internet buzz, most owners don’t plan on rehoming them.

    Last summer, like millions of Americans, I brought home a 7-pound ball of fluff. Over the past year, my mini-goldendoodle has turned into 23 pounds of pure joy.

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