Bringing Your Dog To Work: Do Workers Really Love It?

Dan Fastenberg
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When Bob Page walks through the warehouse of his North Carolina-based dinnerware company, he wears a fanny pack full of pet snacks. He hands them out to 20 or 30 dogs that come to work every day.

Replacements Ltd.'s founder has been doing this ritual since 1997, when Page first began allowing his 450 employees to bring their dogs to work. "I thought if I am going to have a dog, I am going to bring him to work," he says. "So I said, 'Why not let others bring them in too?' "