Dogs of the Job Site

Kathy's Remodeling BlogI’m so happy to see that the editors of Fine Homebuilding are fun, lively and enlightened enough to not only admit that workers bring their dogs to the jobsite, but to have a whole photo gallery of these furry workplace companions.

I suggested such a feature to some other editors in the past and they reacted like I was some kind of miscreant for even suggesting that dogs belong on a jobsite.

And yes, I know, I know, dogs on a jobsite are a dangerous element in an already dangerous setting. But think of the therapeutic value! Dogs make us happy and calm. At least that’s how I feel when I’m around them. Perhaps there’s a study showing the benefits of dogs on a jobsite?

Here is a worker taking a lunchtime rest with his furry partner. How awesome is this?