questionsdo you have an office dog (or pet) in your office?

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Do mice and rats count? They live in the walls and feed themselves....so they're not so much pets as they are vermin.

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@lumpthar: We've got a few of those. Also crickets, grasshoppers and the occasional roach. We consider all of those pests.

We actually have rules that you can't have any animals in your cube, including fish (although people will sometimes get away with betas). The furry and feathered animals are due to allergy concerns. Everything else is power consumption for lights, filters and such (or that's the excuse they use).

Having my cats around is one of the big perks of my rare days working from home.

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I used to have a beta but he got old and died. I'd take a real cut in pay to be able to bring my dog to work. Or continue working past retirement. My dog is a magnet pulling me toward home all day, if he were here I'd be much happier to be here as well. One of my friends is allowed to bring his dog to work, and one of the agencies I work with allows their staff to bring in pets. They said it not only has boosted employee morale, but many of their clients have reported that it makes them happy as well.

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@wootfast: What exactly did your reply mean? I sense something under the radar here...

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Woot has a doggie policy.

You can see one of the pups in this video:

Also, the dog in the Armagedd-off photos is @agingdragqueen's pupster that is often in the office (so I hear).

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Yep. Both an office cat and an office dog.

NOTE: I work from home, so they are my cat and dog.

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When my dog was still alive, there were times I was allowed to bring her to work. She was a big googy black lab/golden retriever mix that thought everyone was her best friend! I kept her behind the counter with me when there were customers in here (not often!), and all of them would say, "Oh, she's so cute! You can let her out, I want to pet her!" I warned them she would bowl them over with affection (she literally would run at them full speed and not stop until she ran into them). No one ever minded!

I then brough a betta here for a short time, figuring it would be nice to watch him swimming around. Unfortunately, he died after two weeks, apparently this place is so bad, he didn't want to be here! LOL!