Top Reasons to Participate in Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog To Work Day®

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Embrace Pet Insurance shares top reasons why employers should be convinced to participate in Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day on Friday, June 22, 2018.

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Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day on Friday, June 22, 2018.

Friday, June 22, marks PSI’s 20th annual Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWDay®) event which encourages businesses to open their doors to employees’ dogs to celebrate the great companions dogs make and promote adoptions from local shelters, rescue groups and humane societies.

Embrace Pet Insurance is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog To Work Day. Friday, June 22, marks PSI’s 20th annual Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWDay®) event which encourages businesses to open their doors to employees’ dogs to celebrate the great companions dogs make and promote adoptions from local shelters, rescue groups and humane societies.

“When the team at Embrace learned that Pet Sitters International created Take Your Dog To Work Day to encourage pets at work and promote animal adoption, we knew we had to be involved,” said Dawn Pyne, Brand Manager at Embrace. “We are fortunate to bring our dogs to work every day and we truly believe having pets at work boosts energy and attitude in the office.”

Top reasons to allow pets in the workplace:

  • Increases staff morale
  • Brings coworkers together
  • Reduces stress
  • Encourages exercise
  • Improves productivity
  • Take Your Dog To Work Day supports pet adoption

To encourage more employers to participate in Take Your Dog To Work Day, Embrace Pet Insurance is giving away three prize packs to participating workplaces. Each box includes graphic tees, pet bandanas, tennis balls, pet treats, and Pooch Selfie smartphone attachments. Embrace is accepting entries from May 14 through June 12, 2018 at EmbracePetInsurance.com/waterbowl/article/TYDTWD-giveaway-2018.

Pet Sitters International developed a helpful free toolkit for Take Your Dog To Work Day available at takeyourdog.com, that includes instructions for planning an event and a sample “dogs at work” policy, as well as various other event materials.

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About Embrace Pet Insurance
Embrace Pet Insurance is a top-rated pet health insurance provider for dogs and cats in the United States. Embrace offers one simple yet comprehensive accident and illness insurance plan that is underwritten by American Modern Insurance Group, Inc. In addition to insurance, Embrace offers Wellness Rewards, an optional preventative care product that is unique to the industry. Wellness Rewards reimburses for routine veterinary visits, grooming, vaccinations, training, and much more with no itemized limitations. Embrace is a proud member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) and continues to innovate and improve the pet insurance experience for pet parents across the country. For more information about Embrace Pet Insurance, visit http://www.embracepetinsurance.com or call (800) 511-9172.

About Pet Sitters International:
Founded by Patti J. Moran in 1994, Pet Sitters International (PSI) is the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters and represents more than 6,000 member pet-sitting businesses in the United States, Canada and more than 20 other countries. PSI created TYDTWDay in 1999 as a way to give back to the pet community from which its members earn their living. To learn more about TYDTWDay, visit http://www.takeyourdog.com. To learn more about PSI or to find a local professional pet sitter, visit http://www.petsit.com.

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