Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 12, 2014 in Aerowood Animal Hospital

Take Your Dog to Work Day was started by Pet Sitters International (PSI) in 1999 and is celebrated annually the first Friday after Father’s Day. PSI created the day to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from local shelters, rescue groups and humane societies. In 2014, Take Your Dog to Work Day falls on June 20, and take your pet to work week is June 16 to June 20. Great bosses are always looking for something to break the monotony, so tell your boss that you will organize your company’s take your dog to work day. National Take Your Dog to Work Day always makes for great photo opportunities too, so if you’ve been looking for a way to get your company on a feel-good 6 o’clock news story, in the paper, or just to make some great company Facebook posts, a solution is right here. Of course, the real benefit of Take Your Dog to Work Day is enriching the lives of our pets while expanding the benefit of the human-animal bond.

For the great boss or star employee who heads up Take Your Dog to Work Day at your company, here’s a good starter pack: http://www.takeyourdog.com/Get-Involved/register.php

You’ll find handy documents such as:
• Sample “Dogs in the Workplace” policy
• Employee participation form
• Dog’s workplace readiness checklist
• In-office posters
• Customizable press release
• And more

 

Take Your Dog to Work Day 2014

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