More than 90 percent of employers allow dogs in appropriate workplaces. More and more employers are allowing canine companions. Here’s what happens when dogs are allowed in the workplace. The short answer is, widespread happiness.
Of course before a dog is allowed in the workplace he or she almost always needs to be vetted. Almost all have to have the appropriate personality, most have to be hypo allergenic and last but not least it must be ok with everyone who works there.
Lucky for me, our dog Winnie is welcome here at the radio station. I hate to brag but I venture to guess she makes everyone happy. The majority of employers who allowed dogs in the workplace noticed a positive change in the working environment. People are happier and more productive.
And people are more likely to show up for work. One in two employers reportedly found there was a decrease in absenteeism. 56 percent of employers noted that people in the workplace got along better and 67 percent said it improved staff morale.
Here’s what happens when dogs are allowed in the workplace. The short answer is, happiness! To learn more about the benefits of dogs in the workplace get details in Four-Paws.org.