Dog-Friendly Office Project Training 2: Getting Dogs to Greet and Socialize in the Office

Dog-Friendly Office Project Training 2: Getting Dogs to Greet and Socialize in the Office

There are some dogs or cats who may not feel comfortable being in a new environment, or being around new people and unfamiliar animals. As part of the ongoing activities of the Dog-friendly Office Project, we would like to encourage those pets to gradually develop their socialization skills and build their confidence in the workplace.  
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Dog-Friendly Office Project Training 1: Introduction to Staff Dog Training at free stitch

Dog-Friendly Office Project Training 1: Introduction to Staff Dog Training at free stitch

To help improve the situation for those dogs who are not experienced at settling in a place of business, we decided to start in-house training courses. 
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Dog-Friendly Office Project Update: Staff Dog Yuzu Visited the free stitch Office

Dog-Friendly Office Project Update: Staff Dog Yuzu Visited the free stitch Office

In July 2021, one of our staff members brought their dog ‘Yuzu’ to the free stitch office as part of the Dog-friendly Office Project.
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Dog Friendly Office Project: What Are Some of the Benefits of Working from Home?

Dog Friendly Office Project: What Are Some of the Benefits of Working from Home?

At free stitch, our staff are taking every precaution we can to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, so we are continuing to work from home.

Working from home is a great system for employees to enjoy working while taking care of their pets and young children. 

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Dog-Friendly Office Project: Office Relocation

Dog-Friendly Office Project: Office Relocation

free stitch will move our office premises between May 21st to May 24th. As we will be busy with the move, for those who would like to inquire for more information about the Dog-Friendly Office Project, please reach out to us using our contact form.
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Dog-Friendly Office Project: The Joys of Working Remotely with Our Dogs

Dog-Friendly Office Project: The Joys of Working Remotely with Our Dogs

We are continuing to work as usual from home alongside our pets. We have noticed that in the two weeks since we started remote work, our pets have appeared to be less stressed and have an overall calm countenance. We have been reminded how nice it is to work together with dogs and cats.  

In this blog, we would like to share with everyone some of the stories we have heard from our staff who have been enjoying working at home with their pets. 

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Dog Friendly Office Project: Are There Other Companies That Wish to Become Dog-Friendly?

Dog Friendly Office Project: Are There Other Companies That Wish to Become Dog-Friendly?

In a recent post, we saw that many companies have never considered that bringing pets to work was an option. However among the answers received we saw that some people answered that there is a possibility of their company becoming a pet-friendly office in the future.
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Dog Friendly Office Project: How to Make a Comfortable Dog Friendly Office

Dog Friendly Office Project: How to Make a Comfortable Dog Friendly Office

To further promote accessibility for pets into the workplace at free stitch, we made some small adjustments to the office environment. In this post, we would like to introduce one of the changes we have made. 
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Dog Friendly Office Project Update: Staff Dog Ten-chan Visited the free stitch Office

Dog Friendly Office Project Update: Staff Dog Ten-chan Visited the free stitch Office

This January, a little miniature pinscher boy called ‘Ten-chan’ visited the free stitch office in Shibuya! 
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Dog Friendly Office Project: Has Your Company Ever Considered Allowing Pets into the Office?

Dog Friendly Office Project: Has Your Company Ever Considered Allowing Pets into the Office?

In this week’s blog, we are asking the question ‘has your company ever considered allowing pets into the office?’
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Dog Friendly Office Project: What Issues Might Occur When Going to Work with Your Pet? 

Dog Friendly Office Project: What Issues Might Occur When Going to Work with Your Pet? 

We launched a questionnaire to gather thoughts and opinions about bringing your dog or pet to work. In this questionnaire, we asked people whether the conditions of their place of work have the facilities to accommodate pets.   

One of the questions we asked was: 

How convenient is it to bring your pet to work? 

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Dog Friendly Office Project: What Are Some of the Benefits of Working from Home with Your Pet?

Dog Friendly Office Project: What Are Some of the Benefits of Working from Home with Your Pet?

At free stitch, we are continuing to do our part to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 by encouraging our staff to work from home as much as possible. 

Working from home not only reduces the amount of time commuting and keeping yourself and others safe from the spread of infection, but also allows you to spend more time at home with your beloved pet. 

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