Coronavirus crisis could result in 40,000 homeless dogs

Coronavirus crisis could result in 40,000 homeless dogs

In the 2008 economic crash euthanasia and abandonment rates for dogs rose 25% (Picture: Getty Images)The coronavirus crisis could result in up to 40,000 stray or homeless dogs , a charity has warned.

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

She said: ‘I think most responsible breeders have been quite cautious about that explosion in demand and just made sure that they find the puppy owners that have thought about the breed that they’re buying and that this is a lifetime decision, not just a Covid decision.’.