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and her dog, Lady.
According to a recent Virginia Commonwealth University study, researchers compared employees who bring their dogs to work, employees who do not bring their dogs to work and employees without pets in the areas of stress, job satisfaction, organizational commitment and support.
“Dogs in the workplace can make a positive difference,” said principal investigator Randolph T. Barker, Ph.D., professor of management in the VCU School of Business.
“The differences in perceived stress between days the dog was present and absent were significant.”
To read more about the benefits of dogs in the workplace go to
Maybe a study on dogs in the classroom is in order. I believe that students will be more engaged with learning if they can take a dog-petting break now and then.
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