Study: Dogs increase office productivity

Don’t want to leave that loveable mutt home alone — or with a dog sitter — while you’re at the office? Show your boss this study from researchers at Central Michigan University. In a series of experiments, researchers showed that the presence of K9s boosted trust, team cohesion, and intimacy among co-workers. Another experiment revealed that co-workers are less likely to snitch on one another when dogs are around. No word on cats.

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