Puppies and adopted dogs are hard to come by at the moment and where available, prices have skyrocketed.
The purchase and adoption of dogs have gone through the roof during this pandemic. In Victoria alone, the RSPCA has received 26,000 online applications to adopt a dog since the start of the pandemic.
The infamous budgie has been a part of many homes and childhoods, and while not quite at the height of it’s previous popularity – has it become a viable alternative for those seeking pet companionship during these Covid-19 times?
Of course, whether, bird, dog or other pet, all care of an animal should be taken as a permanent decision. Where you’ve made the commitment to a new pet – a dog just isn’t available right now – would you consider the Budgie?Fall in love again with Budgies and listen to the 7min interview from Radio National at www.abc.net.au