In one corner of the economy, it’s easy to dig the dog days of people being around

As much as humans might hate the COVID-19 pandemic, an alternate viewpoint may be gaining ground among other family members living in the same house.

Consider the outlook of a dog: You mean our people don’t have to leave us every day to go to work? They have more time to give us attention?

This year might even be the best ever for canine companionship. More dogs are finding homes. Fewer are left at shelters. The dog economy is booming, especially for a product that sums up the whole story: Dog diapers.