Many people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have decided to look into pet adoption. In fact, adoption inquiries on Petfinder.com skyrocketed in the wake of the pandemic. This may be because more people are spending more time at home during lockdowns and want to have a furry friend by their side. However, there’s a lot to consider when looking to adopt a dog. It’s more than just signing a few papers and bringing your new pup home. You’re essentially relocating the dog from a shelter or rescue organization to an entirely new place, which can cause dogs stress and anxiety.