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American Pet Products Association

A big and growing industry

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The Experience of Teleworking with Dogs and Cats in the United States during COVID-19

Dogs create opportunities for remote workers to find social support.

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Dogs at the Workplace: A Multiple Case Study

Increase employee well-being by establishing a dog friendly culture

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Examining How Dog ‘Acquisition’ Affects Physical Activity and Psychosocial Well-Being: Findings from the Buddy Study Pilot Trial

Get fit and be happy!

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Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life**

Your newest coworker could have four paws.

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Dogs in the Workplace: A Review of the Benefits and Potential Challenges

Want to be pet-friendly? What human resource managers should consider.

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A Companion Dog Increases Prosocial Behavior in Work Groups

Dogs put people in better moods…and help build work relationships too!

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Preliminary investigation of employee’s dog presence on stress and organizational perceptions

Dogs reduce parents’ stress and increase job satisfaction even for employees that don’t have pets

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References

  1. Hall SS and Mills DS (2019) Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life. Front. Vet. Sci. 6:138. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00138
    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2019.00138/full
  2. Nationwide/HABRI. Workplace Wellness. 19 June 2020. habri.org/research/mental-health/workplace-wellness/.
  3. American Pet Products Association. 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey.
    https://www.americanpetproducts.org/
  4. Wagner E, Pina e Cunha M. Dogs at the Workplace: A Multiple Case Study. Animals. 2021; 11(1):89. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11010089
  5. American Pet Products Association. (2020) The APPA COVID-19 Pulse Study of Pet Ownership During the Pandemic. Vol. 4.
    https://www.americanpetproducts.org/pubs_covidpulsestudy.asp
  6. Potter K, Teng JE, Masteller B, Rajala C, Balzer LB. Examining How Dog ‘Acquisition’ Affects Physical Activity and Psychosocial Well-Being: Findings from the BuddyStudy Pilot Trial. Animals. 2019; 9(9):666. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9090666
  7. Allen, Karen, et al. “Pet Ownership, but Not ACE Inhibitor Therapy, Blunts Home Blood Pressure Responses to Mental Stress.” Hypertension, 1 Apr. 2018, http://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/hyp.38.4.815
  8. Hoffman CL. The Experience of Teleworking with Dogs and Cats in the United States during COVID-19. Animals. 2021; 11(2):268. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020268
  9. Society of Human Resource Managment. 2019 Employee Benefits Survey.
    https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/trends-and-forecasting/research-and-surveys/pages/benefits19.aspx
  10. Stephen M. Colarelli, Amanda M. McDonald, Matthew S. Christensen &
    Christopher Honts (2017) A Companion Dog Increases Prosocial Behavior in Work Groups
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/313544755-A-Companion-Dog-Increases-Prosocial-Behavior-in-Work-Groups
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