National Pet Day Off urges business to allow time with pets


This guide outlines things to do with your pet if your employer allows you time out for National Pet Day Off.

Many of us work long and grueling hours day after day and week after week. The chance to get a day off is something that most of us savor, but there do not seem to be enough days off for us to enjoy quality time at home and with loved ones. Well, one day that is coming up is very popular National Pet Day Off, and it is well worth getting the day off from work in order to dedicate some time to your pet.

For those who have dogs, taking the day off means that you can enjoy lots of fun with your pet. With this special day coming up in April, you can look forward to decent weather as well as a relaxing day off work to spend with your pooch. For many pets, the fact that their owners have had to return to work following the pandemic has come as a shock. Taking the day off for National Pet Day Off means that you can give your pet a treat and spend some much-needed time together.

What to do on National Pet Day Off

If you do manage to get time off work for National Pet Day Off, there are plenty of ways in which you can make the most of your time. Some of the things that you can do are:

Simply Chill with Your Pet

During the pandemic, your dog probably got used to you being around all the time and relaxing at home since going out was a no-no. Well, on National Pet Day Off, you can do exactly what you did during lockdown – relax at home, spend time with your pooch, and enjoy chilling out together. This is something that will be as relaxing and calming for your dog as it will be for you.

Arrange a Hike

Another thing you can consider if you want to make the most of National Pet Day Off is to arrange to go for a hike somewhere local. If you have nature trails not too far from you, this is a great way for you and your pooch to enjoy the great outdoors, get some exercise, and have some fun. Your dog will enjoy the adventure as much as you, so this is something that is well worth doing.

Spend Time at the Dog-Friendly Park

Depending on your location, you might have a number of dog-friendly parks near you. Spending time at these places with your pooch is a great way to spend part of your day off. You can relax and watch the world go by as your dog plays, and you could even take a picnic along if you are going as a family. This will make for a great morning or afternoon with your pooch on National Pet Day Off.

Final words

These are some of the great ways in which you can spend quality time with your pooch when you take a day off work for National Pet Day Off. 

Photo by Matheus Bertelli

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