How pets have helped us during pandemic

Studies have shown how much pets have helped us through the past year, especially with feelings of loneliness and isolation. But how will they fare when we head back to work?
2:45 | 06/18/21

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Of pets, helping their owns through the pandemic with their unconditional love. My dog copper who we adopted during the pandemic -- there he he's doing his part. Lara is back with how we can help them as we transition back to work. Lara, good morning. Hi, whit. I think somebody is going to need a lot of help. They love having us around. Pets have been so invaluable to us and our mental health over the last year and a half, especially with feelings of loneliness and isolation. Where did you go? How will these guys feel when we start heading back to work? I think it was serendipitous. I think it was meant to be. Reporter: The power of pets, truly life changing for some. I feel completely blessed. I was a sinking ship. When I found Arthur, on papers I rescued him, but he rescued me. Reporter: Maureen says her rescue dog made all the difference during the pandemic, helping her in more ways than she could have imagined. He gives me focus, direction. He keeps me out of my head. Reporter: Pets have been proven to help lower blood pressure and reduce stress. 90% of its subjects saying touch alone from their pets have helped fight loneliness. He's helped me a great deal to heal and reconnect with other people. When you're sad, you don't want to talk to people. I'm not so sad anymore. Reporter: It's no surprise many pet parents are worried for their animals as they return to normal life. A survey from Banfield pet hospital found 1-3 people welcomed a new pet during the pandemic. 63% of pet parents say they're worried about how their pet will adapt to post pandemic life. It's going to be a transition back to normalcy. Your pets need to transition like you. Start out in little bits at a time. I know riva and coco and Danny helped me get through the pandemic. She's usually a very good co-worker. If you want to show off your furry friend, next Friday is bring your pup to workday. Please send photos of your pup while you work. You might end up on "Gma." I throw it back to you whit quickly. Riva doesn't need any help transitionsin It is going to be a nice day

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