3 Top Companies That Are Going to the Dogs

Major corporations are adopting pet-friendly office policies as an employee perk.

Feel like the world is going to the dogs? It’s not your imagination. Even big business is jumping on the gravy train. Here are three major corporations that have canine-friendly policies for employees and their pooches.

Amazon

Headquarters: Seattle

Number of employees: 341,400

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Dogs allowed: Every day

Dog-friendly policies since: 1990s

More than 4,000 dogs are registered to come into Amazon’s office, and as many as 500 are there on any given day.

Ben & Jerry’s

Headquarters: South Burlington, Vt.

Number of employees: 500+

Dogs allowed: Every day

Dog-friendly policies since: 1990s

The ice cream maker has an employee-led dog committee that helps resolve issues involving any animal misbehavior.

Zynga

Headquarters: San Francisco

Number of employees: 1,700

Dogs allowed: Every day

Dog-friendly policies since: 2007

Dogs must be housebroken, licensed and up-to-date on vaccinations to accompany their humans to the videogame developer’s office.

Sarah Smith
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Sarah Smith is an intern for Kiplinger.com. She is a senior majoring in international relations and gender, sexuality, and women's studies at the College of William and Mary. At school, Smith serves as the news editor of The Flat Hat, William and Mary's student newspaper.