Is Bringing Pets To Work A Good Idea?

Believe it or not, there are millions of dogs that accompany
their owners to work every day. Some offices are pet-friendly, while others
have strict policies against bringing in any type of pet, even if it’s a
According to the American Pet Products Association, a survey
taken last year showed about 1.4 million owners take some 2.3 million dogs to
work every day. When the group last surveyed businesses in 2006, one in five
was dog-friendly. That number is probably holding steady if you include
one-person offices, work-at-home pet owners and retail shops, said Len Kain,
co-founder and editor of, which lists dog-friendly companies in
every state (
“Engineering and software companies are often the type of
company that is pet-friendly,” said Kain, which includes Google, Inc. and “These companies have trouble finding people with the skills they
need and do not want to lose these employees.”
This year, on Friday, June 22nd, it will be Take
Your Pet to Work Day. Will you be bringing your pet to work? Do you think it’s
a good idea to bring your pet to work, even if they have a lot of energy to
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