Things to Avoid on Take Your Dog to Work Day
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 25, 2009 8:09 PM CDT
Workers at a Florida prison help train dogs.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Tomorrow being Take Your Dog to Work Day, People Pets weighs in on what NOT to do if you want bring Fido back to your cubicle next year. Don’t:

  • ... bring a stinky dog. “Hygiene needs to be a top priority,” says a Humane Society rep.
  • ... wander the office with your pooch. It’s an office park, not a dog park—take her outside when it’s time for that.

  • … let your dog hang out in common areas. Your colleagues should be allowed to go to the bathroom without worrying they’ll run into your best friend.
  • … pretend you’re the Dog Whisperer. You may be pack leader in your house, but that doesn’t apply to co-workers’ pets.
  • … let your dog off-leash. No matter how cool people seem to think he is.
  • … wash his dishes in the common sink. Common sense. Right?
  • … bring along squeaky toys. If you think that dude from HR is annoying, imagine how the guy in the next cubicle feels about Fido’s George W. Bush plaything.