By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear.
This Friday, June 24, is Take your Dog to Work Day. TYDTWDay® was started by Pet Sitters International in 1999 as a way to promote pet adoption and celebrate our great companion dogs. Pet Sitters International invites your business to participate in this fun event. Click here to read suggestions by TYDTWDay® on how to get involved in this fun event.
The Economist reported on research from Central Michigan University that shows pets also create a more productive atmosphere for employees. And research by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) shows that pet friendly companies see less employee absenteeism as well as a willingness of workers to put in longer hours. It makes sense. If they don’t have to rush home to walk Fido, what’s the hurry?
Have you ever brought your pet to work? Do you do so regularly? Thanks for commenting below and sharing your experiences. And stay tuned for my blog on Wednesday. I’ll be sharing photos of my dogs in the Care2 offices and reporting on dog friendly companies.
As co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear, I am offering my Care2 readers a free download from our latest release, Music to Calm your Canine Companion, Vol. 3. Simply click here and enter your email address and a link to the free download will be delivered to your inbox for you and your canine household to enjoy.