Problems with supply and demand during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to shortages not only of items such as hand sanitizer and toilet paper, but in many places, also in pets available for adoptionBy DEREK KARIKARI and PAT EATON-ROBB. Associated PressApril 24, 2020, 9:12 PM3 min readNEW YORK — Problems with supply and demand during the coronavirus pandemic have led to shortages not only of items such as hand sanitizer and toilet paper, but in many places, also in pets available for adoption. Sarah Brasky, the founder and executive director of Foster Dogs Inc., a New York-based nonprofit that helps dogs get out of shelters and into foster homes for their safety, said the demand for dogs from her organization is at an all time high. “Shelter dogs are really winning in this entire coronavirus experience,” she said. “It’s a strange phenomenon because there was always interest in fostering and rescue but now it is exploding.” Last year at this time, her organization had applications from about 140 people per month. That has risen to about 3,000, Brasky said. Muddy Paws Rescue, another New York nonprofit, reported shelters they work with are either all out of or almost out of


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