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Work’s gone to the dogs?

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Confession: At BookTrib we love an office that’s gone to the dogs. Stress at work is inevitable. We’ve been combating it for years with a rotating crew of canine companions. Our chief canine therapist, Lucy, even has a knack for choosing popular books. Stress-busting duties here at BookTrib HQ are divided by several furry friends, including the dapper Gus. Why bring your canine companion to work? There are numerous studies and articles on the subject of pets in the workplace; this one from 2012, published in the International Journal of Workplace Management, was especially compelling. It found that employees who took their pets to work had the lowest stress; these happier employees consistently scored 10 to 20 points lower on…

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