All work and no play could make your Jack Russell a dull pup. Maybe you should try combining the two? If so, then today is most definitely your day.
It’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day!
Grab your latte and your Lab. Get stuck in traffic with your Mastiff. Plug in your laptop with your Pug.
For the 17th year in a row, Pet Sitters International brings us TYDTWD, which celebrates pups and promotes adoption. Pet lovers all over the world are taking to social media today to show off their best buds at the office. Here are a few of our favorite tweets so far:
It’s #BringYourDogToWorkDay today! 🙂 Jesse loves lending a helping paw when I’m working? #TakeYourDog #WorkingDog pic.twitter.com/SUdewQqFZB
— Just Jesse the Jack (@JustJesse197) June 26, 2015
Griffin looks quite cozy on his owner’s desk for #TakeYourDogToWorkDay. We love our office dogs! #TakeYourDog pic.twitter.com/BUhCEerM2H
— VPI Pet Insurance (@VPI) June 26, 2015
#TakeyourDog Día para llevar a tu #perro al #trabajo, en #fotos http://t.co/1RuroF39Ha pic.twitter.com/5df5vi74TF
— Terra Vida y Estilo (@TerraVyE) June 26, 2015
Today is “Take Your Dog To Work Day”! #takeyourdog Is your dog working today? pic.twitter.com/0Sa1jgUpNq
— HEAVENDROPt (@heavendropt) June 26, 2015
Sleeping on the job #takeyourdogtoworkday @stylistmagazine http://t.co/rk0WYKJgYw pic.twitter.com/NY8pckxAbq
— Jamie Klingler (@jamieklingler) June 26, 2015
It’s #TakeYourDogToWorkDay! Are you celebrating? We want to see your pictures! ^MM pic.twitter.com/KTDI08lsid — Best Friends (@bestfriends) June 26, 2015
Happy #TakeYourDogToWorkDay! Meet Sato, a five-year-old retired #MWD that works as a therapy dog. pic.twitter.com/m0D7fz0Uby
— U.S. Air Force (@usairforce) June 26, 2015
“The stitching needs improvement.” -Otis, on his durability testing results. #TakeYourDogToWorkDay pic.twitter.com/6ERaeIPcSy — Blue Buffalo (@bluebuffalo) June 26, 2015
We’re pumped for #takeyourdog #tydtwd @takeyourdog to work day! Any other doggies out there? http://t.co/RZxkDJkO9b
— Plaid Crafts (@PlaidCrafts) June 26, 2015
So excited to have furry friends in the office today (more pics to come!) #takeyourdog pic.twitter.com/BBQLjhdjFm
— Roberts Comm (@RobertsComm) June 26, 2015
#Takeyourdog to work day. Meet Rudi & his owner #MacleayIsland paramedic Gavin Leader. They do everything together. pic.twitter.com/bPU2BCsp1b
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) June 25, 2015
We are participating in Take Your Dog to Work Day!#takeyourdog pic.twitter.com/S85XOjlKVU
— Amy Stratton (@strattonamy) June 26, 2015
Did you take your dog to work today? Post a pic of your pup hard at work in the comments!
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About the author: Jeff Goldberg is a freelance writer in Quincy, Mass. A former editor for MLB.com and sportswriter for the Hartford Courant who covered the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team (Huskies!) and the Boston Red Sox, Jeff has authored two books on the UConn women: Bird at the Buzzer (2011) and Unrivaled (2015). He lives with his wife, Susan, and their rescue pup, Rocky, an Italian Greyhuahua/Jack Russell mix from a foster home in Tennessee, hence the name Rocky (as in Rocky Top).