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As a Bark Busters trainer, I often take my dog to work if I am using him to teach other dogs the concept of socialization. I am lucky, because I get to spend a lot of time with my canine companion.
Studies have shown that dogs decrease stress in the workplace. They make employees more creative, more productive, and nicer to each other. It used to be that "Take Your Dog to Work" was just one day of the year. Now it has been extended to a full week. Pet Sitters International (PSI) started the event in 1999 to "celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions."
In fact, 12% of all companies realize the benefits of dogs in the workplace, and allow their employees to bring dogs to work every day! Amazon goes so far as to provide free dog biscuits and dog-friendly water fountains. P&G's Iams and Eukanuba pet-food divisions not only give their employees free dog food, but even have a dog in management -- a Petit Basset Griffon VendÃ©en named Griffin currently serves as the VP of Canine Communications.
If you are going to take your dog to work, here are some suggestions to make the experience positive:
And the most important rule - have fun!