This country is no doubt dog-friendly. However, not all employees welcome the practice that dog owners may bring their dogs to work.
– Not all people love dogs.
– In Vancouver, they have developed a dog-friendly culture that it sometimes is menacing to people who aren’t into dogs.
– It is still best to ask employees about their thoughts on having dogs in offices.
A lot of startups and tech companies in Vancouver, Canada attract applicants by saying that their dogs are welcome to stay at the office while the dog owner works.
Although there are a lot of benefits regarding being around dogs, some are not happy with it as they suffer from allergies or have issues with the dog-friendly culture.
One company in particular hosts “Dog-Friendly Fridays.” Dogs are placed in an area in the office where all employees allowed such presence of dogs. However, the company said maybe not all are okay with the weekly event so they will conduct anonymous surveys to gather feedback.
Read the thought-provoking article by Alex Migdal here – http://www.cbc.ca/news/