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Pets at Work: Employed Pets

This week’s giveaway was a fun one that elicited your creativity. We asked what your dog’s profession would be if he/she had one. Here are a few of our favorites that you came up with: My cat, Esmeralda “Ezzie” would … Continue reading

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Take Your Pet To Work Recap

Last Friday was Take Your Dog To Work Day, and as usual, we had lots of pets in the Trupanion office! But that’s old news, and we wanted to hear all about your pet’s adventures in the workplace. We asked … Continue reading

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Take Your Dog To Work Day

Happy TYDTW Day! Today marks the 14th Take Your Dog To Work Day, first celebrated by Pet Sitters International in 1999. Well-behaved furry friends make wonderful work-companions as they provide stress relief and promote productivity. Did your furry friend accompany … Continue reading

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Take Your Dog or Cat to Work Next Friday

A week from today is Take Your Dog (or cat) To Work Day! Pet Sitters International first celebrated this fur-friendly workday in 1999 and have enjoyed ‘TYDTW Day’ every year since. Pets continue to become more integrated into our lives … Continue reading

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Pets In The Workplace Reduce Stress

I’ve noticed news articles have been cropping up on many large news websites recently such as NPR and Time about how employees experience reduced stress when there are pets at work. As a first-hand account, I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Editorial: Working Like A Dog

This morning, I was thinking about the common idiom, “work like a dog”. The term is used to describe someone who is working hard, but it’s kind of hard to believe when we live in a time where dogs and … Continue reading

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Happy Take Your Dog to Work Day

Today is the day many pet owners long for the whole year – the one day they are able to take their beloved dog to work with them! Happy Take Your Dog to Work Day! We already went over a … Continue reading

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Preparing for Take Your Dog to Work Day

The official ‘take your dog to work day’ is right around the corner! This Friday, June 24th, pet owners around the country will be bringing their furry friends to the office. What could be better than man’s best friend laying … Continue reading

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Trupanion Named One of Best Companies with Work-Life Balance

Pet insurance company Trupanion encourages the bond between employees and their pets, and for that reason were named as a top company that supports work-life balance. (PR.com) May 9, 2011 — In a recent Huffington Post article, Trupanion, the nation’s … Continue reading

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Pets In the Workplace Etiquette

I’ve seen lots of different articles in the recent news about Take Your Dog To Work Day which is this Friday. A good one I read was from the Baltimore Sun which provided some great key pointers to consider when … Continue reading

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