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Thread: Office pet?

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    Office pet?

    Hiya, I'm new to these forums so not sure where to post!

    There has been talk at work of fostering a pet in the office (well one person taking cheif care but bringing it to work every day) I would imagine this will be a dog. I've not experienced a work place with resident animals... not including occasional mice!

    Does anyone have experience of this?

    I've spotted a Facebook chat on Ask Jeeves page with RSPCA this Friday 6th August) I'm sure they can shed some light on this for me! More details here:

    thanks in advance for your advice :D


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    Welcome to the forum. There si nothing wrong with an office pet, so long as it is a well behaved one, nothing worse then walking into a buisness to the smell of dog feces or urine, or both and a barking aggressive dog. But so long as the animal is friendly, reserved and trained, I think an office pet is a great idea.
    The reason dogs are great is they wag their tails, not their tongues.

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    what a great thought having a pet about the office i think its a great idea. Pets can melt the hardest of hearts and really influence a potential customer. A bit like pat dogs in hospitals and old peoples homes that have such a calming influence and those around them. Apparently in Paris it is very common for people to take their dogs to the office.

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    Many offices nowadays have a more relaxed pet policy, but there's definitely a good way to go around this and a bad way. The Partnership for Animal Welfare has come up with a few tips for making Zippy's trip to the office a good one.

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    The idea of having a office pet is also good.. remember dogs are also keen in things happening around them..
    Last edited by Brooks; 09-30-2012 at 06:07 PM.

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    office pet

    Office pets are great as long as long as other office animals (humans) are all happy with the idea. I have had an office cat that a couple members did not care for even though when asked they acted indifferent. It came back to bite us on the but!
    I have 2 humans, 2 dogs, and 2 cats and we all live together HUMANELY (and go through a lot of dog food, let me tell ya).

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    I got the cords out of the reach of the cat and now I’m searching for some pet safe blinds. So far I was only able to find child safe blinds such as these.
    Last edited by Brooks; 09-30-2012 at 06:07 PM.

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    Last edited by Brooks; 09-30-2012 at 06:08 PM.

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    :shock: i'm sorry, i have many pets, but never get a office pet! so no experience!

    but you must notice : treat them as your friends ! this is the most important! :arrow:



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