7 Reasons Why You Should Bring Your Dog To Work


Dogs make our lives and homes complete. Just by their presence, you have an overwhelming sense of calm and serenity even in the worst of times.

It can be extremely difficult to be separated from this special being, not just for yourself but your dog as well. As the times change, it’s common to want to bring your dog with you wherever you go, including to work.

There are some companies that are not pet-friendly for health and other reasons although many employers will allow a dog in the office.

We’ve decided to try and convince you to bring your pet to work so you can enjoy your work life as much as your home life.

1. Don’t Left ’em Alone

First and foremost, your dog should not be left alone at home which might make him bored and anxious, and lead to him destroying your furniture.[mnright]

2. Healthy Relationship

It’s a proven fact that a dog by your side will encourage others to stop and talk to you, introducing you to new friends, or just maintain a friendly and healthy relationship with your current co-workers.

There is no better conversation started than having a cute animal with you. Sure, it’s great for talking to people of the opposite sex and it’s always a good starting point when trying to make a relationship out of a meeting, since loving dogs is a good quality to share with a partner. But it is an equally good starting point when talking to co-workers that you have no romantic intentions with. There’s a good chance that a lot of other people in the office also have pets.

3. Don’t Feel Stressed

With your dog by your side, you don’t have to feel stressed about getting home in time to take him out for a walk or feed him.

4. Bring Your Pet to Work

Dogs just have a natural way of relieving stress. Studies have shown that pets do provide health benefits for their owners. Bringing your pet to work can provide a less stressful environment, not only for you but for your co-workers as well.

5. Dogs Boosts Your Productivity

Sometimes when you work you forget to take your necessary breaks, but having your pooch around will definitely remind you to take that well-deserved break.

When you take your dog out for a short walk, you also get the chance to regroup yourself which ultimately boosts your productivity.

6. Love and Attention

Bringing your dog to work is a bonding experience for the both of you. You have your best friend at your side and you can provide a little love and attention to each other throughout the day.[mnleft] It’s heart-breaking for any pet to have to see you leave ever day when you go to work. You know how happy they are when you come back from work, right? If you take them with you to the office, they will not have to ever feel that sadness of you leaving them. And anyone who has a dog knows that most are not hard to take care of. They’ll end up sleeping most of the day away in the office just like they do when you are at home over the weekend.

7. Puppy-talk

Dogs have a natural tendency to make people smile, making the workplace a friendlier environment. Seeing a puppy at work often leads to grownups speaking in “puppy-talk”, which brings about a better rapport among colleagues and customers.

Bringing your dog to work can improve the overall morale in your workplace, boost your own stamina and efficiency, and create a special relationship with your pet.

Of course, in some instances, bringing a pet to work may not be feasible if some co-workers have allergies or if you have a pet that’s distracting and disruptive.

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