Working at Home with Pets – How to Stay Focused!

With the recent events surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak, a lot of people across the country have found themselves working at home with pets for the first time.

While our pets are certainly happy with this new arrangement, they don’t quite understand that we still have quite a lot of work to get done each day!

After all, when a dog or cat wants attention, they will usually do whatever they can to get it; serving as a massive distraction!

In this article, we’re going to take a look at a few tips on keeping your pets busy, so that you can focus on getting your work done.

Puzzle Toys

Puzzle toys can be a lifesaver! A toy that is filled with treats usually serves as a perfect distraction; allowing you to get on with that important work.

There are many options out there, but they generally work all the same. They are a toy that requires problem-solving skills for the dog or cat to get the reward; which is usually a tasty treat.

All this mental stimulation will keep your food-driven pets busy and can even tire them out afterward, leaving you with plenty of time to be productive.

If you’re looking for some recommendations for some great puzzle toys, take a look here for dogs and here for cats!

Designate Time for Play

This seems counterproductive, but hear us out!

By setting a designated time, you can give your pet the attention they so sorely want. The goal, however, is to try and tire them out as best as you can.

This way, when it becomes time to get back to work, your pet will likely have a bit of a snooze and not bother you further.

Of course, your mileage may vary depending on how energetic your breed may be. For the most hyper breeds, you may need to dedicate more time each day if possible.

A Grooming Session with Groomit!

Looking for a way to keep your pet busy and also give them a good makeover? Groomit can take care of both at once!

We are operating as normal at the time of writing, and you can rest safe knowing that our groomers follow all the safety and hygiene procedures recommended by the CDC and the WHO.

Best of all, our grooming is carried out within your own home; meaning you don’t have to go anywhere! Our service is much safer than trekking out to a salon during the current outbreak.

By setting up an appointment with Groomit, you can get on with your work in peace, knowing that your pet is receiving loving care from our expert groomers.

At the end of the session, you will have your work done and a pet who looks and feels amazing. It’s a win-win for everyone involved!

Why not take a look at what we offer now?

Working at Home with Pets!

While the situation with the Coronavirus can be worrying, the silver lining is that it does allow us to spend more time with our lovely pets.

Although they can be a headache at times, we should enjoy the extra time we have with them.

Be sure to give your pets plenty of cuddles and love, and continue to practice good hygiene.

Remember, our expert groomers are always willing and ready to help! Whether it is for a full makeover or a simple nail trimming, just give us a shout and we’ll be there.

All of us at Groomit wish you and your pets all the best!

Ryan Jones

Ryan is a freelance writer for hire specializing in Pets and Animals. He works closely with various pet sites with the aim to educate people on everything there is to know about our cute furry companions. When he isn’t writing professionally he is usually keeping his cat Snow out of trouble!

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