Most dog lovers would love to bring their dog to work with them. After all, studies have proven dogs can reduce stress and make employees more productive. But, the problem is not every employer has a dogs are welcome policy. So in case you are looking for a new job here are a few places that allow dogs at work, according to a list compiled by GoBankingRates.com:
Amazon at the Seattle, Washington headquarters. The online retailer is very dog friendly, on any given day there could be up to 6,000 dogs on campus.
Ben & Jerry’s in South Burlington, Vermont has a “K9-5ers” group that show up to work everyday.
Bisell, which is known for its pup mess cleaning products allows doggies at their Grand Rapids, Michigan office.
Build-A-Bear-Workshop. The Build-A-Bear World Bearquarters in St. Louis, Missouri is dog friendly.
Clif Bar in Emeryville, California opens their doors to dogs at work everyday.
Etsy, an online store that allows people to sell their handmade goods, has had a dog-friendly policy since it was founded in 2005.
FabFitFun. The subscription box company in Los Angeles, California allows pups at work.
GlassDoor, based in Mill Valley, California, is a website where current and former employees anonymously review companies and their management. GlassDoor’s employees can bring their pups to work alongside them.
Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California are dog-friendly, but not cat-friendly. They say dogs are an integral part of their corporate culture.
Kabbage, a company that offers small business loans, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is so dog-friendly you will see pets at lunch, in team meetings, or at their company-wide Town Hall meetings.
Kimpton Hotels. Guests are allowed to bring their dogs to all their hotels and so are the employees. Many of their hotels even have their own “director of pet relations.”
PetSmart. This one isn’t so surprising...but at PetSmart’s headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona employees can bring their dogs to work. The campus even has a dog park, a dog fitness center, a dog cafe and Halloween costume contests for dogs.
Purina, the maker of dog food, allows dogs at work. They’re based in St.Louis, Missouri.
Salesforce.com, a cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California says yes to pups to works. They have a “Puppyforce” room where employees can have a desk all to themselves and their dogs.
Sugarfina, a luxury candy store, based in El Segundo, California is not only dog-friendly, but they’ve got some pawsome perks, like “pawternity leave” for new puppy parents.
Ticketmaster based in Hollywood, California is dog-friendly and employees are allowed to get pet insurance from the company.
Tito’s Handmade Vodka. The phrase they repeat at the Austin, Texas based company is “Take Your Dog to Work Everyday.”
Tradesy, a consignment marketplace for luxury apparel, allows dogs at its Santa Monica, California headquarters.
WeWork, a company that provides shared workspaces for tech startups, has dog-friendly headquarters in New York. The dogs there have their own hashtag, #dogsofwework. Workday is an enterprise resource planning platform, with offices in Pleasanton, California; Salt Lake City; and Victoria, British Columbia. Besides being dog-friendly, they have special “Bring Your Dog to Workday” party in the Pleasanton office every year.
That’s the list! Maybe this will help you find your next job...with your pup by your side, of course.