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Local pet food company, Pets First, is hosting their second annual “Bring Your Pet to Work Day” this Wednesday October 16. In fact, the 19-year-old company has marked every third Wednesday in October as a day to celebrate our pets at work with us.

“We are so fortunate to be able to bring our dogs to work with us”, says Sales Manager Pam Knibbs. “We wanted everyone to be able to enjoy the company of their own furry family at work - whether it’s for a few hours or the full day.”

There are even studies, such as the one done by Virginia Commonwealth University, that suggest bringing your pet to work with you can reduce stress levels. Its something company president Phil Chagnon can agree with.

“The work environment changes. There is something very comforting about having them there in the office with you” says Chagnon.

Pets First is also holding a contest for everyone who brings their pet to work with them on October 16. If you will be participating, make sure to take a picture or short video of your pet at work with you and post it on the company’s Facebook page ( You could be entered to win a $250 Pet Spa Package for your dog or cat. Contest deadline is 11:59pm/PST October 16, 2013.

You can also visit First was founded in 1994 and manufacture their own line of healthy, nutritious and earth friendly recipes called Earth Options. If you have any questions or would like to know more about the company, please contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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