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National Dog Day Post - Is your office dog-friendly?

It's National Dog Day! While I know many of us are still WFH, how many of you guys have offices that are dog-friendly?


So many people have gotten dogs since the beginning of this whole COVID-thing (myself included), and I'm curious about everyone's thoughts and current situation.


I'm WFH most of the time, but it's nice to get in the office with the doggo for a change of scenery.

[Obligatory picture of my puppy in the office included]


EDIT: Picture added in-line. Thanks @InQ5WeTrust for the tip!

Is your office dog-friendly?
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BigCheese
Notorious Answer
+14
Agency Recruiter | Coors Knight
That is a beautiful pup!

We aren't allowed to have dogs in our office but we would bring them in on Fridays anyways through a different entrance. This was until one coworker walked her dog right out the main entrance in front of a security guard who shut it all down
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
God I hate it when fools ruin a good thing for the rest of us.

And thanks!! 
paddy
WR Officer
+11
Account Executive
The better question is: what does your dog taste like?
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Oh @paddy ....... 
WCK
Notorious Answer
+13
Padre de Tequila, General of the Coors Knights
Chianti pairs well, I've heard
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
Chianti is the Champagne of red wines.  It pairs well with literally everything
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
That's no way to talk about@funcoupons 
Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
The best answer is: better than a cat
WCK
Notorious Answer
+13
Padre de Tequila, General of the Coors Knights
I work from home, you're damn right my office is dog friendly.
AutoSmiler
Arsonist
+7
SDR
Service dogs only. However, these days, they're all service dogs!
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+9
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
WFH Baby. 


Also for the next post use the image button in the post itself not the attach button. Will put it in the text box. *finger guns*
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Edited, thank you!!
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
Sweet pup! What breed?
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Aussiedoodle. About 4 months.
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
Aussies have my heart. ❤
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TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
The most universally applicable PSAs of our time: if you ever meet someone who doesn’t like dogs, don’t do business with them. RUN in the other direction, they can’t be trusted.
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
Infinity percent. 
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
RIGHT? I know when people don't smile or glance at him while I'm walking that they have no soul.
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
Haha this is actually so reassuring.  I smile and ask to pet all the puppers, and I always assume I'm annoying to the owners.. but fuck em, because the dog rolls over and begs for belly-rubs and I am not gonna let a pupper down
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Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
No. For reasons outlined in my comment. 

its not that I don't like dogs, its that I don't trust people to appropriately care for them. They're pack animals, and humans don't understand that with dogs, having an alpha actually IMPROVES their quality of life. And that means discipline, which is extremely hard to do for our species because of our abundance of empathy and anthropomorphism. Too many become the "bitch" to their bitch and its not doing the dog any favors. 
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
I’m gonna stand by my comment. Just because there are weak humans who apparently make dogs lives miserable doesn’t mean that dogs aren’t the goodest good. . And anyway, ain’t no bitch myself, so that’s someone else’s problem.
Mooney
Tycoon
+13
Director of Sales
I WFH. Dogs are always welcome. 
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Nice. I've got a cat in the office as well when I WFH.
poweredbycaffeine
WR Lieutenant
+10
Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
WFH 90% of the time, so yes there...and my office in NYC is dog friendly. 100% good times for me!
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Nice - perfect balance.
ju
justatopproducer
Politicker
+4
National Consultant
Happy dog day
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Love a happy Frenchie!!
Incognito
WR Officer
+11
Master of Disaster
Unpopular opinion - leave your dog at home.

I am not a dog person. I do not want to hear or smell your beast when I am trying to focus on work. If everyone trained their pets appropriately, then I wouldn't have an issue. Very few do. 

I also really dislike that everyone who owns a dog assumes that I will want to pet it or enjoy the experience of having it jump on me. And they pee on EVERYTHING. 

Before you go hating on me (because I know you're thinking, "what psychopath hates dogs!?!?!?"), I love every other animal on the planet. The problem is that this one is consistently controlled by shitty humans, and that pisses me off. 
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Bad dogs are always caused by bad owners... or at least 99.99999999999999% of the time.

I'm sorry you've asshats ruin the best species around for you.

This guy is tethered to my desk and lies in my office doorway, under my desk, or at my feet all day.
alecabral
Arsonist
+9
Director - Digital Sales Transformation
I wish it was!
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
Hopefully you're WFH right now, at least!
alecabral
Arsonist
+9
Director - Digital Sales Transformation
yep I am, and my dog is right by me. Makes my day better by a ton :)
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beachNsales
Politicker
+4
ADR Team Lead
yes, my apartment is dog friendly 
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
I hear ya, I've got a veritable menagerie running around mine these days.
Rachet
Politicker
+6
Account executive
I'll probably get a bit of down votes for this. My office is not Dog Friendly and I kinda like that. Most peoples dogs are so untrained and a big distraction in my opinion. And when I did work in an office that tried the dog friendly thing it only took so many shits on carpet before they changed that.

I love my dog when I'm working from home and I love a dog free environment when I go to the office. 
jefe
Politicker
+8
Sales Director
That's totally fair. I know some have strong feelings, which is why I capitalized NOPE!

The shits on the carpet a very real thing. Thankfully this dude hasn't even done it on my floors at home. [God I hope I didn't just jinx that]

I'm surprised I haven't seen allergies brought up yet, tbh. My guy is hypo, or as close as you can get as no dog is truly hypoallergenic. 
Sunbunny31
Politicker
+5
Sales Executive
Working for smaller startups, absolutely.  Working for a large global company, nope.  Too many concerns about liability, allergies... 

Oh well. 

Now I work remotely and I have to deal with cats on the laptop and squirrels fighting over the birdseed on the deck.
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