Canines everywhere are suiting up for the 16th annual Take Your Dog to Work Day (June 20). In celebration, DOGTV has rounded up the pooches of some of the most powerful and talented figures in the world to see how they fit in to corporate America and beyond.
Check out this year’s list of the most office-ready dogs!
Photo Credit: Michelle Obama
First Dogs – Bo and Sunny (Portuguese Water Dogs)
Owner: President Obama
As First Dogs of the United States, Bo and Sunny spend a lot of time attending state dinners and visiting the children of wounded warriors with the First Lady. If dogs could run for political office, Bo and Sunny would be first on the ballot.
Photo Credit: Oprah.com
CEPs (Chief Executive Paw-ficers) – Luke and Laya (Golden Retrievers), Sadie (Cocker Spaniel), Sunny and Lauren (Springer Spaniels)
Oprah’s powers of persuasion are no secret. Following in their mother’s direction, don’t be surprised if you see the powerful pups with their very own “Puprah’s Favorite Things” list in the future.
Photo Credit: WebProNews
VP (Vice Pooch) of Social Strategy – Beast (Hungarian Sheep Dog)
Owner: Mark Zuckerberg
With a Facebook following of 1.8 million, this is one pooch that knows how to draw a social audience. After all, he learned from the best.
Photo Credit: Flickrhivemind.net
Chief Sniffer – Darwin (Viszla)
Owner: Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp
Darwin’s nose can sniff out all the best hydrants and tell you the dog parks to avoid. This pooch keeps ratings high and tails wagging at Yelp on a daily basis.
Photo Credit: NYDailyNews
The Princes and Princesses of Pampering – Holly and Willow (Corgis); Candy and Vulcan (Dorgis)
Owner: Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen is well known for her love of Corgis and ensures they receive nothing short of the royal treatment. These pampered pups are said to have a special menu prepared each day for them, and, when possible, are fed by QEII herself.
Photo Credit: WHDH
Chief Corres-paw-ndent– Gary Frick (Golden Retriever)
Owner: Jimmy Fallon
After making her debut as Jimmy Fallon’s go-to source for sports and election results, Gary is the Tonight Show’s only corres-paw-ndent. The girl knows how to suit up for the job.
Photo Credit: WPTV
Diplomutt – Ben (Labrador Retriever)
Owner: Former Vice President John Kerry
Named after one of our country’s most notable diplomats, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin F. Kerry literally jumps for joy over legislation. Never has there been a dog so enthusiastic about paw-litics.
Have a great week everyone!