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Well-mannered dogs are welcome at the Arkansas Business Publishing Group in Little Rock, Ark. Circulation Manager Shannon Davis poses with Luna, while her co-worker’s pup Duke relaxes behind them.
Mars Petcare in Franklin, Tenn., has allowed employees to bring dogs to work since 2007. Associate Bethany Parker and Luna are getting the job done.
San Francisco-based pharmaceutical company Genentech has an employee resource group for dog owners called gDOGs. Members of the group pose during an awareness event.
Auggie the dachshund is ready for his close-up.
The office at Kurgo, a pet accessory company in Salisbury, Mass., was designed with dogs in mind. It has easy-to-clean concrete floors, a dog-level water fountain and synthetic grass for playing.
Softchoice Corp., a Toronto-based IT firm, has allowed dogs at work for at least 20 years. Assessment Consultant Mark Fischer enjoys a “dog break” with two co-workers’ pets, Lebowski and (foreground) Chewbacca.
TINYpulse in Seattle has 60 employees who bring six to nine canines to work each week. Here, Oliver fills in for his owner, Leif Hanson, on the phone.
Once a quarter, The Motley Fool in Alexandria, Va., hosts an animal therapy day for staff, featuring ducklings or rescue dogs. Here, “Fool” Kevin Smith gets a kiss.
Seattle-based pet insurance provider Trupanion has a 1-2 pet-to-employee ratio. Beatrice is ready for the big meeting.
Trupanion is one of few companies that allow workers to bring cats to the office. This kitty, the uniquely named Mr. Steeeven, just woke from a cat nap.
Photos courtesy of Robbie Edison, John Murphy, Bill Page, Genentech, Kurgo, Leif Hanson and Kathryn Clappison.
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