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Bring Your Dog to Work Day

June 20th is Bring Your Dog to Work Day!

The initial promotion created in 1999, was to create awareness for pet adoption and supply needs.

According to a survey in 2006 by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, millions of employees feel that bringing a pet to work leads to a more creative environment, decreased absenteeism, improved productivity, and improved employee relationships.  Employee morale and even sales have been shown to be improved by having pets in the workplace.

You can volunteer, adopt pets, or donate supplies at your local county shelter found below:

Escambia County Animal Services
200 W. Fairfield Drive
Pensacola, FL 32501
Phone: 850-595-3075

Santa Rosa County Animal Services
4451 Pine Forest Rd
Milton, FL 32583
Phone: 850-983-4680

Okaloosa County Animal Services
752 Lovejoy Road
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: 850-243-1525

The Animal Shelter accepts donations year round and the supplies most commonly needed include:

    Dry food for puppies, dogs, kittens and cats (preferred brands are Iams and Purina)
    Dog/cat treats
    Dog/cat toys
    Pet sweaters
    Leashes and collars
    Towels
    Paper towels
    Bleach
    Coconut oil
    Quilting batting
    Flea medications
    Cat Litter (non Clumping)
    Lysol
    Blankets
    Flat Sheets
    Comforters
    Pillowcases
    Dog/Cat Food Dishes
    Newspapers

Gift cards to Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Pet Smart, Petco, and monetary donations are always accepted.

You can always find adoptable pets in your area at http://www.petharbor.com/

 

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