For Amanda McClughan, it feels like the phone at Saving Grace Animal Society never stops ringing.
Though the rush on puppy adoptions during the pandemic has slowed, the animal rescue in the small village of Alix, Alta., still gets lots of calls from people hoping to adopt animals they have in their care.
But in recent weeks, there’s been an increasing number of queries to see if their facility can take in cats and dogs that owners can’t care for anymore.
Pandemic may be a factor in surrenders
McClughan, the society’s development director, said it’s not that people have tired of their pandemic puppies and are returning them, but she says it does seem like