Millions of dogs accompany their owners to work everyday. Does yours?
Pets have been proven in several studies to lower the blood pressure of their owners who pet them. Animals are now being used in psychotherapy. Known as “therapy dogs,” they assist the owner in coping with daily stresses, anxiety or depression.
The lines between work and life are further blurred as more dog owners than ever are bringing their pets to work. What’s behind this movement? Is it good for employee morale, productivity and business?