You take great care of your domesticated furry friend – that may often include bringing him or her to work. Fido or Felix cannot be left unattended for hours on end, right? Are you lucky to be working at a place where bosses and colleagues don’t mind pets?
If you’re a dog lover, you will want to consider working in Amazon headquarters; one of the dog friendliest companies in the world. As long as he or she is up to date on vaccinations, registered with the company and approved by a manager, you’re good to go.
Etsy’s dog-friendly policy has been in place since 2005. The company believes having dogs around the office helps boost creativity and connection among employees, while also relieving work stress. “Etsy offices are dog-friendly and many employees bring their dogs to work every day and to their meetings,” an employer summary on glassdoor.com says.
Google, one of the most employee-friendly workplaces, provides a fun and exciting environment for its workers and their pups. But they make sure to emphasize the importance of cleaning up and taking care of them. Google headquarters also made our list as one of the 50 fittest companies in the US.
Not only does this company openly accept dogs in the workplace, but they spend time giving back to dogs as well. “Tito’s Handmade Vodka carries out pet rescues with employees acting as foster parents for rescued animals,” according to NBCNEWS.com.
Salesforce.com offers great perks for employees, which is why it was named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to work for six years in a row. They take pride in their official pet policy, Puppyforce. It’s a community effort managed by a network of dog lovers who have created an affinity group, fortune.com explains.
The company has been ranked a pet-friendly workplace on Glassdoor.com, a site where current and past employees anonymously review companies and their management. It only makes sense that a business teaching kids how to take care of their furry friends will allow its staff to bring their own to work.
Ben & Jerry’s headquarters in Vermont has what they call “some very special employees” – K-9 to 5’ers. The company takes care of 22 office pups, some of whom have been rescued by the people working for the ice cream giant.
The company has 54 office dogs. Bark & Co. says it’s “obsessed” with making dogs happy. Even “if that means giving belly scratches until we get carpal tunnel or listening to squeaky toys until our ears bleed, that's cool.” So of course they let their employees bring Fido to work.
One of the perks of working for Mar Inc., according to Glassdoor reviews, is that it’s a place where pets are not frowned upon. Some locations let employees bring their furry friends to the office as a reward for a job well done. The bosses want employees to feel proud working for them.