Nothing quite like Take Your Dog to Work to Day to bring out the softer side of my coworkers. High-pitched dog voices, squeals of excitement, gasps at the sight of fancy tricks – the office felt like an episode of Toddlers & Tiaras come to life (minus the scary stage moms).
There were barks of approval on media plans, extra paw prints added to sketches and Pavlovian reinforcement incorporated into most meetings. We could get used to this.
And for those of us less fortunate, non-dog owners, we tested out Doggelganger (from Colenso BBDO) to see if they could pair us up with a dog with similar features so we wouldn’t feel so left out.
Here are some of our favorite snapshots and Doggelgangers of the day: