#Bring Your Dog To Work

#Bring Your Dog To Work

Established in 2023 by the SPCA (HK), Bring Your Dog To Work is a fundraising initiative promoting animal welfare and drawing the community a step closer to a pet-inclusive Hong Kong.

Why Bring Your Dog To Work

As dog owners, we dream of bringing our beloved pets to work on a daily basis and spending as much time with them as possible. According to a *survey, respondents said they enjoyed the below benefits a dog-friendly workplace could bring:


agreed that having pets in the workplace was a positive experience


appreciated the increased socialisation with coworkers


stated a more relaxed environment


reported a reduction in stress

*Source: LiveCareer (November 2021)

What are the staff well-being benefits of having dogs in the workplace?

There are important factors each party needs to consider before deciding to bring a dog into the office! At the SPCA, we advocate for pet-inclusivity, however, animal welfare should always comes first. Here's a quick checklist to consider. Read more in our latest article on Pawprint 121.


  • Review your office building policy
  • Review your insurance policy
  • Set the management guidlines
  • Clear internal communication


  • Does s/he enjoy going to work?
  • Ensure they have a safe place to rest
  • Prior training might be required
  • Ease them into it – bring them to work gradually for them to adapt to a new environment and routine

Dog Owner

  • Dog proof your office environment and be a responsible dog owner
  • Ensure wires, plants and sharp furniture are moved away or stored securely

Other Employees

  • Be considerate to other's allergies or phobia, have a policy in place
  • Educate employees about pet safety (e.g. harmful food and plants)
  • Introduce your colleagues to your dog properly

Let's make pet-inclusivity a reality in our workplace!

Spreading pawsitive vibes in the workplace, join the movement!

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