It’s been a busy year for the Dog’s Trust, which has seen an influx in dogs being handed into its rehoming centre through lockdown.
Based in Uddingston, the charity is a resource for owners needing advice and training for their pets, for those who need to rehome their dog and for people wanting to adopt.
But on the brighter side, demand to adopt a dog has reached record levels – with more pooches finally finding their forever home.
We caught up with centre manager Sandra Downie, who discusses how a year of lockdown has affected the Dogs Trust – from heartbreaking stories and rogue puppy dealers to why some breeds are more popular than others.
How lockdown has changed work life
Sandra said that many dogs are experiencing separation anxiety and socialisation issues due to more time spent in the house in lockdown.
Owners struggling with their dogs’ behaviour who come to the Dogs Trust are…