Researchers: Dogs Lower Stress in Workplace

A new study finds that bringing your dogs to work can make you feel better, all day long.

According to a new study by Virginia Commonwealth University, dog owners who brought their pets to work had stress lower at the beginning of the day and throughout the day than workers who didn’t bring their dogs to work or have pets. In the study, owners who did not bring their dogs to work stress increased steadily, and nearly doubled by the end of the day.

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  1. my job is pet care related – i work at a day camp – and it by no means adds stress to my day to bring my girls along. in fact – it makes me happier because they are happy too.

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  2. My boss’s 2 dogs are staples in the office. He also lets me bring my own 2. I have the best boss ever~!

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