If you bring your pet to work or are an employer that offers a pet-friendly workplace, you’ve likely experienced many health and social benefits of daily animal interaction first hand. But while pets bring joy and relieve stress, they also come with a new set of workplace guidelines and etiquette. As a pet parent, there are important steps you should take before introducing your pet to your office and colleagues. And as an employer, it’s crucial that you set rules from the start to keep both pets and people happy and comfortable every single day.
Before you bring your pet on the job—or open the doors of your workplace to four-legged pals, fish and more—check out our tips to foster and manage a pet-friendly office.