Data: Shelter Animals Count via Honest Paws; Map: Axios Visuals
Though it felt like the whole country started adopting pets en masse in the first year of the pandemic, that apparently wasn’t the case everywhere.
Some states actually reduced their overall pet adoptions, according to data from Shelter Animal County via a report from pet product company Honest Paws.
Zoom in: Ohio landed in the middle of the pack with the 28th-highest growth in pet adoptions from 2019 to 2020.
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