SIX STEPS

However formal or informal you want your policy to be, and whatever the size of your workplace, we can help you set up your own Pets at Work scheme. Look at the six steps it takes!

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EMPLOYER BENEFITS OF PETS AT WORK

We passionately believe that pets and people are better together – and that belief is backed up by research. When we spoke to over 1,000 companies as part of a benchmarking study, the results revealed how powerful a force for good pets can be for business.

Our research showed some of the key benefits for business are:

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Creates a friendly atmosphere
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Seen as a privilege and a benefit
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Helps to attract exciting new talent
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WHY NOT DO A ONE DAY TRIAL?

Promoting and running your own Doggy Day Trial is a great way of getting people used to the idea of dogs in the workplace. And once people have seen it in action, you’ll find it easier to gain buy-in for something bigger.

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Doggy Day Trial plan

Once it's decided to run a Doggy Day Trial, you need to set a date (Friday is often a good choice), promote it and remind people about responsible pet ownership. You'll also have to agree some clear guidelines for everyone to follow.

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Next Steps

If a Doggy Day Trial proves successful and you’re thinking about launching your own Pets at Work scheme, remember you can contact us for more information and support.

CASE STUDIES

People who’ve experienced Pets at Work just can’t stop talking about it. Watch our videos to hear testimonies from other businesses with experience of Pets at Work, and hear first-hand how it has made the office environment more relaxed and a happier place to work.

Paul Steadman, Purina HR Director

Find out how Purina, its employees and four-legged friends have benefited from Pets At Work for over 14 years.

Watch our video to find out more

Pets At Work Case Study from RAPPORT – The People Activation Agency

Discover why RAPPORT decided to implement Pets At Work in their Manchester office.

Watch our video to find out more