It’s time to go pet-friendly.

In 2016, we declared April 19 as National Pets at Work Day to help raise awareness of the benefits of pet-friendly offices and to encourage more employers to allow pets into their workplaces.

62% of pet parents have a more positive attitude toward companies that allow pets at work.*

Today, with more pets in homes due to the pandemic, it has never been more important for employers to consider going pet-friendly.

A change for the better

44% of pet parents want their employers to adopt a pet-friendly workplace*

41% of pet parents would consider switching jobs if it meant they could bring their pet to work*

The benefits speak for themselves

Sharing an office with your pet can help reduce your heart rate, blood pressure and cholesterol. It can also help relieve anxiety and stress while promoting relaxation.

83% of pet parents had minimized stress levels due to working from home in close contact with their pets*

People having a meeting with small dogs on their laps
Cat sitting next to woman working in cubicle

We'll help support a seamless transition

As a leader in pet-friendly workplaces, we’re here to provide resources and guidance to help ensure a safe, productive pet-friendly environment.

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Our mission to improve lives applies to pets, pet parents, Petco partners and the workplace

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Benefits of a pet-friendly workplace

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How to manage a pet-friendly office

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