Coworker Decided To Start Bringing Her Dog To Work ???

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  1. FenderGyrl

    FenderGyrl Friend of Leo's

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    I was in a meeting where a problem was being discussed...I got to use the line:
    "This place is going to the dogs"

    It got a good laugh.
     
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    Can't believe I'm getting paid to be this entertained at work!
     
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    I have a friend that recently started going to a therapist. This therapist always has her "therapy" dog in the office with her and the client. Does anyone else see something strange about this picture? :rolleyes: True story.
     
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    Well, it could be worse. You are correct that is an airline seat.

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    So you'd object to:

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    Then there was:

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    The Unofficial policy for bringing dogs in where I work is "once in a while is ok". We had a lady who brought her dog in every day for several months, and it drove people crazy. She had to gate her office door to keep the dog from going out to annoy her co-workers.
     
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    You guys are killing me !!!!
    LMAO
     
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    I think the turkey is kind of funny. I'd be a little freaked out by the panda though.

    I think anything exotic on a plane would be bad. If you have a legit service dog I understand, at least dogs are trained and domesticated. The last thing you want is a panda going rogue at 30,000 feet.
     
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    over here people bring dogs everywhere. And nobody minds much. I wonder why people are always trying to find something to be outraged about. You would think there are enough serious things to get worked up about, why worry about someone's little dog sleeping is a desk drawer? I've read a hundred posts on here about guys who keep Telecasters at work. Some yokel plonking away at pentatonic blues licks through the lunch hour - that would be much more likely to annoy me than anybody's little dog.
     
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    It was quite literally my wife who denied boarding to this little gem...

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    I’m lucky enough to work for a small company which is very relaxed about bringing dogs to work — so my two can come in occasionally when other dog-care arrangements have fallen through. There are two other dogs who are in fairly often — one of them greeted met at the door when I came for my interview. But none of us just decided to do that — it’s a policy endorsed by the Management.
    Luckily everyone at work loves to see the dogs — I think the overall effect on productivity is positive, it’s part of the small-company all-in-it-together vibe.
     
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    Did the person live who was denied the support of their loving peacock?
     
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    Yeah but a telecaster won't poop on the floor, or bark (It will spank sometimes, and even twang some), or go visit other people when they're trying to work. Then where does it stop? If someone brings their tiny dog in to sleep in the drawer then how can you say no if someone wants to bring their great dane in? Also, there are people who don't feel comfortable around certain animals. Now they have to be unsettled at work because someone wants to bring their dog in?

    Again, to reiterate, I don't personally have a problem with it but there are too many potential negatives that could arise.
     
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    Would you feel that way even if the dog provided their own transportation to and from work?

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    I could see if it was a smaller company where everyone was cool with it, but if someone just decided to bring their dog in one day on a whim, that seems a little irresponsible.
     
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    Sounds to me like said dog is looking to be an employee of the company. Who am I to say no? There are laws in this country against discrimination....
     
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    its always fun until some one brings a house hippo to work , let alone the 800 lb elefant in the room

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    My friend works in office where no ever complained about the boss/owner brining her two dogs to work every day.
     
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    Apart from all that, the company has a duty of care to all of its employees. If the mutt bites someone (yeah, 'he's never done that before' :rolleyes: ) who's responsible? How do you write a policy risk assessment for a mobile tripping hazard? Ditto allergies?

    Silly? No, jhundt is in the EU, which probably has more H&S regulation than anywhere else in the known world.
     
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