In early 2020, the Covid-19 virus spread quickly across Europe and an impending lockdown in the UK seemed inevitable. With the fear of the unknown arriving on our shores, face masks, gloves, and hand gels flew off the shelf. By the time the lockdown was in place, not a roll of toilet paper could be found on supermarket shelves – a strange and slightly comical worldwide phenomenon.
If the dogs knew what was about to happen, they would probably have been thrilled at the prospect of their humans being home with them 24/7. However, because we live in an apartment in central London with no outdoor space, my first thoughts revolved around how was I going to manage their exercise needs, not to mention their daily multiple bathroom breaks?