“Pets make life better in many ways. Bringing them with us out into the world means companionship, a social ice-breaker and not having to worry that we’ve left them home alone. At work, they can boost morale, build a sense of community and get us up for regular walking breaks – all things that are good for our health. That’s why more and more employers are exploring pet-friendly workplace programs. The research is in and not only do people want pets at work, pets work at work.