Some places have allowed pets during the lockdown.
So, you have a pet or pets. But you are not too sure if individual businesses in the country would allow you and your beloved ones to enter their doors due to Covid restrictions.
These restrictions are put in place to protect as many people as possible from contracting the virus, including you.
According to the Center for Disease Control, the novel coronavirus usually spreads between people to people. And although infected animals with Covid can spread to people, this is uncommon.
“Some coronaviruses that infect animals can be spread to people and then spread between people, but this is rare,” the press release from the CDC regarding Covid and animals read. “This is what happened with SARS-CoV-2, which likely originated in bats.
The first reported infections were linked to a live animal market, but the virus is now spreading from person to person.”
“SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing, and talking. At this time, there is no evidence that animals play a significant role in spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.
Based on the limited information available to date, the risk of animals spreading COVID-19 to people is considered to be low. More studies are needed to understand if and how different animals could be affected by COVID-19.”
To ensure not risking your health and your pets’ wellbeing, you probably should wear a mask, keeping your pets close to you, especially in large crowded areas.
Frankly, it is probably a good idea to avoid large crowds altogether.
But it is a free country.
How can you get out with pets in establishments that have Covid restrictions, though?
Many places that allow pets during the lockdown are the real MVP because no one wants to sit in their house every day in fear of something, even a pandemic.
Here are five places that welcome pets during the lockdown.
Most banks are pretty lax when it comes to allowing pets to come inside, which is fantastic! So, the next time you have to make a run to the bank, don’t forget to grab your pets, too! They can tag along with you and not only for a ride. But to chill indoors while you handle some business at the bank!
Day Spas and Hair Salons:
If your pets are on the best behavior, there is a good chance that they are also more than welcome to accompany you while you get your nails and hair done at the local hair salon. That’s if they are on their best behavior, though!
Due to health code reasons, pets are not allowed inside of restaurants at all. But who said anything about going inside?! Pets can dine outside with you to enjoy a great meal, and the cool breeze is on the menu! Many restaurants across the country permit pets to tag along with you while you dine outside.
Take me out to the ball game! You could tag along with pets at many baseball games in the past. Let’s hope that pets will make a return to baseball stadiums across the country because that will be the American spirit!
Make sure to call ahead of time to double-check if pets are allowed.
Do not be stuck with your pets in the safety of your place of residence all day. There are lots of things that you can do outdoors with them.
These places include banks, day spas and or hair salons, restaurants, baseball games, and car dealerships.