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People mark 'Take Your Dog To Work Day' with pictures of busy pups

A French bulldog looks adorable as it sits on a person's desk beside a work phone. The frenchie has a big blanket that it's sitting on. It's eyes are huge and very pretty. Image copyright @mombasa_sucasa on Instagram
Image caption Mobasa the French bulldog isn't allowed to use the phone - after all, she's not a golden receiver

Frenchies in offices, staffies on building sites and labradors in campsites - these are just some of the sights you can expect to see on #TakeYourDogToWorkDay.

The hashtag has been used over 25,000 times at the time of writing, with people sharing pictures of their busy pooches on social media.

The day was established in 1999 by Pet Sitters International to "promote dog adoptions and support local pet communities".

Some might say these pups are getting a ruff deal, but you would have to be barking to think they aren't eager to spend more time with their human pals.

Image copyright @katyjking on Instagram
Image caption Buddy the Staffordshire bull terrier is working hard on a building site - and we have it on good authority he excels at roofing
Image copyright @balu_the_frenchbulldog on Instagram
Image caption It looks like Balu the French bulldog might be considering opening up his own pizzeria - we assume it's going to be called Pizza Mutt
Image copyright @karendj87 on Instagram
Image caption Jacob the German shepherd/pit bull/labrador mixed breed (left) and Teddy the golden retriever (right) are looking gorgeous in their bow-wow ties
Image copyright @mylo_the_belfast_bernese on Instagram
Image caption Mylo the Bernese mountain dog is busy at school in Belfast - will he be teaching geogrrrrraphy next term?

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Image copyright @poppy.reads/percypugdiaries on Instagram
Image caption Percy the pug refuses to look at his iMac - not too surprising as it's a well-known fact that some dogs prefer looking at windows
Image copyright @buddythegsduk on Instagram
Image caption Buddy the German shepherd is keen to show off his new ID card around the office - presumably hoping this will give him lab access

By Tom Gerken, BBC UGC & Social News

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