23 Jun '11, 9pm

Bring Your Dog to Work?

Bring Your Dog to Work?

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 ®. Founded in 1999, by Pet Sitters International ‘s, it was created to celebrate the great companions dogs make and to encourage their adoption from humane societies, animal shelters and breed rescue clubs. I can only guess how few companies were dog friendly every day in 1999, so this was probably a very novel concept. However, currently 17 percent of U.S. employers allow people to bring their pets to work daily, usually dogs, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association . Many workers are so devoted to their pets that they’ll only consider taking jobs where they can bring them along. SimplyHired.com is a job searching site that lists job openings of companies that will also allow you to bring along Fido. ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/bring-your-dog-to-work.html

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