Pet Sitters International (PSI) Encourages Businesses to Start Planning Now for 2014 Take Your Dog To Work Day®

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Event creator PSI offers free planning guide for companies participating in the 16th annual Take Your Dog To Work Day on June 20, 2014.

Businesses interested in participating in the16th annual celebration of PSI's Take Your Dog To Work Day® can download the free 2014 Action Pack from www.takeyourdog.com.

Pet Sitters International (PSI), creator of Take Your Dog To Work Day®, encourages businesses to start planning now for the 16th annual celebration of PSI’s Take Your Dog To Work Day® (TYDTWDay®), scheduled for Friday, June 20, 2014. Businesses interested in participating in TYDTWDay® can download the free 2014 Action Pack from the event website, http://www.takeyourdog.com.

The 2014 TYDTWDay Action Pack is a planning guide for participants and provides step-by-step instructions for planning an office event. It even addresses common management concerns and includes a sample “dogs at work” policy and event participation forms.

“Each year, many businesses—even those not traditionally pet friendly—make plans to open their doors to employees’ dogs for TYDTWDay,” explained PSI President Patti Moran. “The Action Pack is extremely helpful for those businesses—as well as any businesses participating—that may need tips and ideas for planning their event.”

Created by PSI in 1995, TYDTWDay encourages employers to experience the joys of pets in the workplace for one special day to celebrate the great companions dogs make and promote adoptions from local shelters, rescue groups and humane societies.

Businesses unable to participate on Friday, June 20, or that wish to incorporate other pets in the celebration are encouraged to pick any day during Take Your Pet To Work Week™, June 16-20, to plan an event.

“We find that companies that participate in their first TYDTWDay celebration enjoy it so much, they participate year after year,” added Moran. “Employees have fun, businesses garner local media attention and most importantly, awareness is raised for pet adoption.”

Businesses and pet owners interested in learning more about TYDTWDay are encouraged to download the free 2014 TYDTWDay Action Pack at takeyourdog.com.

Sponsorship and licensing opportunities are available for companies that are a good fit with the TYDTWDay mission. Businesses can learn more by contacting Beth Stultz, PSI manager of marketing and communications, at (336) 983-9222, ext. 323. To learn more about event creator PSI, or to locate a professional pet sitter in your area, visit http://www.petsit.com.

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About Pet Sitters International
Take Your Dog To Work Day® creator, Pet Sitters International (PSI), is a membership organization for professional pet sitters founded in 1994 by Patti J. Moran. Her book, “Pet Sitting for Profit,” is considered the leading written authority on pet sitting. PSI is the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, representing more than 7,000 independent professional in-home pet-care businesses in the United States, Canada and abroad. PSI provides members with access to affordable bonding and liability insurance as well as educational resources that include a comprehensive Certification Program, Pet Sitter’s WORLD magazine, The Scoop e-news and PSI’s annual Pet Sitter World Educational Conference & Expo. For more information, visit http://www.petsit.com, home of the Official Pet Sitter Locator.™ To learn more about Take Your Dog To Work Day®, visit http://www.takeyourdog.com.

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