Love having your pooch by your side during your 9-to-5? Be sure to brush up on office-pet protocol in time for National Take Your Dog to Work Day.
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Grab the leash and doggy treats before you head to work on Friday, June 24. Why? It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day.
When Take Your Dog to Work Day was started in 1999, the organizers asked workplaces and business owners everywhere to become Fido-friendly for one day of the year. But some companies didn’t stop there: According to a recent study by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, one in five U.S. companies allows employees to bring their pets to work. Having pets in the workplace is increasingly seen as a win-win by businesses — it creates a more pleasant work atmosphere for animal lovers and improves productivity and (hopefully) profit margins for management.
But before you plant your dog into your cubicle for the day, know that there are plenty of “do’s” and “don’ts” involved —