In this edition of Fast Forward: Life After COVID-19 we explore the future of pets. First, Mark Cushing, the CEO of Animal Policy Group and author of 'PET NATION: The Love Affair That Changed America' and Jacky Abitol, Partner at Cathay Innovation join Cheddar to discuss how human's relationships with their pets, and people's spending habits have changed during the pandemic. Then, Melanie Ward, Animal Behavioral Expert, Andrea Arden Dog Training & Formerly in the Education Department at The Cincinnati Zoo joins the show to give JD and his dog Runo some advice on how to get your pets ready for you to head back into the office. Finally we take a look at some of the internet pets that have kept us entertained through quarantine.