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Daytime Bring Your Dog to Work Day

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Today is National Take Your Dog to Work Day and thousands of dogs across the country are heading to the office.  Jenn Fadal, The Pack Mom, joins us to give us a few tips to make sure your dog is ready for his or her corporate debut.

1. Pet owners have officially celebrated Take Your Dog to Work Day since 1999. 
2. Pet Sitters International created TYDTWD with the goal of celebrating the human-canine bond and to promote pet adoption.  Employers are encouraged to open their doors on this special day and welcome their employees and their four legged companions. 
3. Your dog should have harnessed a few etiquette skills prior to making his way to work.
a. Polite introductions- NO JUMPING
b. Sit/Lay down
c. Stay
d. Settle
e. Proper leash skills- NO PULLING
4.  Items to have with you:
a. Dog bed
b. High value treats
c. Water bowl
d. Leash/collar
e. Favorite toy
f. Baby gate


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