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Dogs offer great emotional support and benefit to humans. In times of stress, urgency, and uncertainty - such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic - there is also an increased tendency for impulsive vs. well-considered decisions about many things, including the acquisition of dogs. The prospect of bringing a cute, fluffy puppy (or adult dog) home now may seem like a win-win situation for both the human and the dog alike. However, we have already begun to see many troubling consequences of the 'Pandemic Puppy' phenomenon.
6 downloadsDon't Blame the Dog - 12 Smart Rules for Dog Owners, a publication from the Swedish Kennel Club. The publication is also available from the SKK... https://www.skk.se/globalassets/dokument/att-aga-hund/kampanjer/skall-inte-pa-hunden-2013/dont_blame_the_dog_hi19_webb_lopande.pdf Other useful documents related to health, behaviour and welfare from the SKK & translated to English are available at... https://www.skk.se/en/Dog-health/
4 downloadsDog Owners in the City Information about keeping a dog in urban areas from the Swedish Kennel Club ”Of course you can keep a dog if you live in a city. You just have to adapt to the situation and realise that you have a great responsibility to other people.” Also available from the SKK at... https://www.skk.se/globalassets/dokument/att-aga-hund/kampanjer/skall-inte-pa-hunden-2013/dog-owners-in-the-city_hi20.pdf