November 2, 2011
Article by neffknows_admin

Who Let the Dog’s In?

Neff Associates President – David Neff is a proud owner of two Golden Retrievers and a self proclaimed dog lover. He has also recently hinted at a bring your doggie to work day!

While only 17 percent of U.S. employers currently allow animals in the workplace, according to a survey from the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, dog-friendly work environments are on the rise.

Major companies like GoogleZynga, and are just a few canine friendly work places.

Having pooches underfoot might seem to some like a distraction, but advocates of animals in the workplace have seen quite the opposite effect. Dogs in the office foster friendlier, more collaborative work environments. And according to a survey of 50 pet friendly companies, there is a lower rate of employee absenteeism and a willingness to work longer hours.

Looks like my beloved Puggle, Lucy-Furr might make her Neff debut – stay tuned!