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Tales of Daisy the Office Dog

by Wayne Carriere, President of Black Mountain Software

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 was National Take Your Dog to Work Day. Its purpose is to celebrate dogs and promote their adoption. But please don’t tell our Daisy dog, because she comes to work everyday already.

Daisy would be highly offended if she were limited to only one day per year. My wife Kathy and I take Daisy everywhere we go, except when we occasionally travel by air. Daisy actually gets the benefit of “dog sharing” each workday. She comes to our Black Mountain Software Helena Office each morning and stays till noon. Read more >

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How to Be Dog-Friendly and Productive at the Same Time

Established in 1996, Take Your Dog to Work Day has been a fun, and celebrated event for Americans in the workplace.  In fact, over 10,000 companies will be participating in Take Your Dog to Work Day this year, and the number of pet-friendly offices around the nation is growing. Studies have found a variety of advantages to having an animal present during the office day, including increased productivity, stress reduction, and mobility.

It is for that reason that many companies use the June 22nd Take Your Dog to Work Day to test-drive the potential of becoming a permanently “dog-friendly” work place.

Sounds simple enough, right? Read more >

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