Pets at work: The RSPCA is urging businesses to be more dog-friendly following the lockout.
Following the rise in dog adoptions during the shutdown, offices are being asked to make their work environments more pet friendly for staff returning to work.
According to the RSPCA, having dogs in the office not only relieves stress for both the owner and the dog, but also makes for a happier and healthier workplace. Only 15% of UK workplaces have a pet-friendly office, according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA).
Purina, a pet food company based in the United States, is one of the few companies that enables employees to bring their pets to work (PAW for short). Every day, 50 canines are welcomed into their UK headquarters.
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