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As Bark Busters trainers, we often get to take our dog/s to work to assist us with teaching other dogs the concept of socialisation. We are lucky we get to spend a lot of time with our canine companions.
Take Your Dog to Work Day was started by Pet Sitters International (PSI) in 1999 to "celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions." Studies have shown that dogs decrease stress in the workplace. They make employees more creative, more productive, and nicer to each other. Companies, big and small, are realising the benefits of dogs in the workplace, and are allowing their employees to bring dogs to work every day!
However, not every work environment is conducive to dogs and nor does every dog have the temperament to go with you to work. Your dog depends on you for his basic needs, including feeling safe wherever you take him. Preparing him well in advance of excursions to your workplace can ensure that you, your dog and your colleagues will have an enjoyable experience in the new environment.
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!