In March 2021, 66,000 newborns were born in Germany and thus more births than in around 20 years. In other European countries, too, the number of births rose in March.
In the lockdown and in most cases the associated home office, just as many pets were purchased. Dogs, cats and the like experienced a real boom. The Association for German Dogs, VDH, estimates that there have been around 15 to 20 percent more dogs since the beginning of the pandemic than before.
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