9 Pro Gifts to Prep Your Pup for Take Your Dog to Work Day
Don't leave your dog longing for a bite from your sandwich or salad buffet box, be sure to pack them a delicious, human-grade meal of their own.
Buy it! Grocery Pup, from $34 per bag; GroceryPup.com
Wherever you work, indoors or outside or even out of a vehicle, your pup needs a safe space for a mid-day time out. Don't forget an easy-to-transport dog bed for on-the-job naps.
Buy it! FatBoy DoggieLounge Pet Bed, $99 - $139; Nordstrom.com
This fun box from I and love and you has all the doggone perfect items for a visit to the office, from bowties to poopbags to treats and more.
Buy it! Take Your Dog to Work Day kit, $15.99; Iandloveandyou.com
If you're a ship captain, fisherman, dockworker, Navy officer, Coast Guard, lifeguard or any other non-landlubber professional, keep your dog safe (if not dry) with a proper lifejacket.
Buy it! Surf N Turf Dog Life Jacket, $50; Kurgo.com
Whether you work in a bakery, cafe, restaurant, grocery store or other food-related business, keep your pup concentrating on a yummy-looking toy and not getting their nose into the human dishes or products.
Buy it! Squeaky Dog Donuts, $18; Uncommongoods.com
Even teachers know that the best part of the day is recess! Play this game with pups on a rainy day or out on the playground ... or even in the teacher's lounge.
Buy it! Dog Bingo, $29.95; Uncommongoods.com
Are you an athlete? We all know dogs love tennis balls, but don't underestimate the allure of a football, baseball, soccer ball ... or even a beach ball. Come to work equipped with a plush ball of your very own to toss about with your dog.
Buy it! Fluff & Tuff Beach Ball, $14.95; Amazon.com
TAIL WAGGIN' RETAIL
If you work in fashion, at a store, as a designer, a tailor or other chic establishment, be sure to transport your (small) pup in style for their big day.
Buy it! Henlee Canvas & Leather Tote by ED Ellen DeGeneres, $148; Nordstrom.com
ARTS & CANINES
We love the funky black and white checkered print of this Fresh Pawz harness. It's especially on trend for doggos who hang out at clubs, art galleries, museums or even with graffiti artists out in the streets — plus it keeps them under control so they won't destroy any precious masterpieces.
Buy it! Fresh Pawz Adjustable Mesh Harness, $25 -$30; Nordstrom.com
Landscapers, construction workers, park rangers, military and anyone else who works outdoors regularly and wants to bring their pup out in the field can keep them well-prepared with this rugged doggie backpack.
Buy it! DayPak Dog Backpack, $34.99; OutwardHound.com