During the weeks BrightDogs was closed, Diana offered some Facebook Live events to connect with dogs and their owners, she said.
Even the dogs were feeling the stress, she said. Many are used to spending five days a week at BrightDogs and are now sheltering at home with their owners, who are now working from home, she said.
“We’ve had some since the day we opened,” Diana said. “They’ve been a part of my life for five years.”
To help keep everyone safe, BrightDogs has instituted some changes.
These include more wiping down of doorknobs and hard surfaces with Lysol wipes and a sanitation area, she said.
Owners must remove leashes and collars themselves and take those items with them. They
will also be given hand sanitizer at the door.
And if the owners or anyone else in their families are sick, they must keep the dogs at home, too.
“We still take precautions,” Diana said.