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Why Every Day Should Be Bring Your Dog To Work Day

Bring Your Dog To Work Day is an annual nationwide event that is celebrated on 23rd June and raises money for charities dedicated to making a difference to the welfare of dogs. As well as raising funds, Bring Your Dog To Work Day can be hugely beneficial in many other ways. Here at Conti@Home we love our dogs and of course our mascot Monty, a gorgeous British Bulldog, so thought we’d find out more – as if we needed any excuse to talk about and read about dogs!

Stress Relief

We’ve discovered that there are in fact some very good reasons why bringing your canine companion to work not only helps the dog owner, but others too! Research has shown that having dogs around the workplace, where workers can stroke and interact with them, can lower stress levels throughout the course of the day. 

Job Satisfaction

Socialising and getting on well with your work colleagues all contribute towards a feeling of happiness and fulfilment at work. Having your dog around encourages paws-itive social interactions and makes relationships between people you work with a whole lot easier!

Productivity

By helping their owners to feel more satisfied in their jobs, bringing their dogs to work on a regular basis can lead to less absenteeism and over time an improvement in performance and an increase in productivity. Paw-fect!

Exercise

If you have a job where you tend to sit down for much of the day, having your dog around can make a difference by encouraging you to move around more often – whether it’s taking them outside briefly during a coffee break or between meetings, or taking a longer stroll over lunch – you’ll probably find over time that you are much more active during the day, which can have great long term health benefits.

Now of course not all dogs are going to enjoy being with you at work all day, but if you can find a quite place – under your desk maybe or in a quiet corner – where they know you are close by they can relax and be comforted by being with you! It’s a win win situation!      

Whether you work at home or in an office, Conti@Home’s easy-to-assemble bookcases and our ContiBoard panels provide a versatile solution for shelving, storage and bespoke furniture to store anything and all are available in 5 lovely colours, a range of user-friendly sizes and can be delivered direct to your home for free

We’ve produced some hints and tips on how to use them with some great project ideas to help inspire you. Alternatively check out our blog for more creative bookshelf ideas as well as more design and storage tips.

As always if you have any questions about the ContiBoard range or our easy-to-assemble Conti Bookcases then get in touch and either tweet us @ContiatHome or visit www.conti.co.uk.

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