Finding a pet-friendly coworking space; what to know when bringing your pet into the office

Nick Jordan
April 29, 2023

Working remotely can be challenging, especially when you're constantly juggling your work and your pet's needs. Fortunately, pet-friendly co-working spaces offer a solution that allows you to work in a professional environment while keeping your furry friend by your side. At our co-working space, we welcome pets and strive to provide a comfortable and safe environment for all our members. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips for bringing your pet to a pet-friendly co-working space and ensuring a positive experience for everyone.

Find a Pet-Friendly Co-Working Space

The first step in bringing your pet to work is finding a pet-friendly co-working space. Many co-working spaces have strict policies against pets, while others may allow you to bring your furry friend. Durham Bottling Co is 100% pet-friendly!

Consider Your Pet's Comfort

Before bringing your pet to our co-working space, it's important to consider their comfort level in the environment. While some pets thrive in new social situations, others may be more hesitant or anxious. To ensure a positive experience, you may want to bring your pet for a visit to our co-working space before committing to a longer stay. This will allow your pet to get familiar with the surroundings, smells, and sounds, and help them feel more comfortable when you bring them to work with you.

Prepare for the Day

Before bringing your pet to work, it's important to prepare for the day. This may include packing essential items, such as food, water, toys, and bedding, and ensuring that your pet is well-groomed and up-to-date on their vaccinations. You may also want to consider bringing a crate or carrier for your pet, as well as cleaning supplies in case of any accidents.

Be Respectful of Others

When bringing your pet to a pet-friendly co-working space, it's important to be respectful of others who may not be comfortable around animals. This may include keeping your pet on a leash, avoiding common areas and meeting rooms, and cleaning up after your pet. Be mindful of any allergies or sensitivities that other members may have and take appropriate measures to minimize any potential discomfort.

Take Advantage of Pet-Friendly Amenities

Pet-friendly co-working spaces often offer amenities specifically designed for pets, such as designated pet areas, water and food bowls, and pet-related events and activities. Take advantage of these amenities to make your pet feel more comfortable and welcome in the co-working space. You can also connect with other pet owners in the community for networking opportunities and socializing.

Bringing your pet to work can be a wonderful experience for both you and your furry companion, and pet-friendly co-working spaces offer a great solution for remote workers. By following these tips, you can ensure a positive experience for everyone in the co-working space and take advantage of all the benefits that co-working has to offer. If you're interested in exploring our pet-friendly co-working space and our pet-friendly amenities, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you and welcome you and your pet to our community.

The Durham Bottling Company: Your Coworking Solution

DBCo. is the coworking solution to all of your office needs. We offer an inclusive, supportive community to our members, with all the tools needed to work happily and productively in the modern world.

Unsure about which membership offer will be the best choice for you or your team? We’re happy to discuss our various memberships and rates, and help select the perfect option for you. Contact us today!

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