With many Minnesotans sticking closer to home during the pandemic, folks have been looking for inspired ways to use their newfound time. For some, that meant welcoming pets into their homes.
Rachel Mairose, executive director of Secondhand Hounds in Minnetonka, says the shelter witnessed an uptick in interest for pet adoptions and fostering. “Our large dog coordinator had a 75 percent increase in the number of lives saved over the summer,” Mairose says. Read more about Go Play Outside