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Worried about Covid-19? Here are some more practical tips to help you cope

March 26, 2020 By admin

As the world faces the unprecedented effects of the Covid-19 epidemic, here at Under One Woof we’ve compiled a handy guide to help you through these trying times. Whether you’re in self-isolation or able to leave the house, there’s plenty to grapple with.Given we’re based in Minneapolis, and a Minnesotan business, we’re going to concentrate on this state specifically, but no doubt the advice listed here will be applicable no matter where in the US you are – and the world at large. If you are leaving the house, keep 6 feet apart from other people Not displaying symptoms? Looking… Read More
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Dogs and coronavirus – what you need to know at this early stage of the virus

March 10, 2020 By admin

With close to one thousand people in the US now infected, the coronavirus outbreak has been global news, and has been spreading quickly since first coming to the attention of Chinese authorities on December 31st. But what does it mean for your pet? Can your dog contract COVID-19? And can he pass it along to you? Reports from Hong Kong suggest dogs can get the virusInitially, experts were of the opinion that domesticated dogs were immune to COVID-19. A recent case in Hong Kong, however, has changed that view, with a dog testing for “low-level” symptoms. Its owner, incidentally, also… Read More
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Can dogs get stressed?

March 3, 2020 By admin

Cortisol, that hormone that floods our body any time we’re under stress, is a reality of adult life. Busy commuter journeys, long office hours and piling commitments can send us into a heightened state of fight-or-flight. But, did you know that dogs get stressed as well? They too have cortisol to contend with. And what’s more, our furry friends tend to mirror the stress we’re feeling after a day’s work. In other words, if you’re coming home in a blind panic, your dog is going to respond in kind. What’s happening? A study in Nature shows there’s… Read More
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