Quarantine dogs: People share pictures of their new canine colleagues

Dogs working from home
These dogs are helping their owners as they work from home

With people working from home and staying in, our pets are going to be seeing even more of us.

Yesterday we brought you a selection of quarantine cats as people shared their feline friends ‘helping’ them with some work, or snoozing alongside them while they were on a Zoom call.

Today, it’s the dogs ’ turn. If you have a bigger dog, it’s unlikely they’ll be climbing over your laptop like cats (though who knows) so hopefully, they’re still letting you get some work done.

There’s already an Instagram account @dogsworkingfromhome to keep you entertained in these difficult days but we’ve collected a few from Metro.co.uk staff and readers as well. Personally, my new colleague Daisy is a delight but I have to admit it’s a bit distracting when she snores and I preferred it when my co-workers didn’t cry outside the door every time I went to the bathroom.

Of course, if you are at home with your pooch, you can still take them for walks if you are social distancing . If you are self-isolating, find someone to help instead.

Daisy, the chocolate lab, first thing in the morning

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Daisy the chocolate lab
(Picture: Laura Abernethy)

Kali disobeying the ‘don’t work from bed’ rule

Krish's puppy Kali
Krish’s puppy Kali (Picture: @Krishithink)

Assistant editor Richard Hartley-Parkinson’s dog Syd keeping watch

Assistant editor Richard Hartley-Parkinson's dog Syd keeping watch
(Picture: Richard Hartley-Parkinson)

Assistant editor Claire Eton-Rutter’s dog Cambie

Assistant editor Claire Eton-Rutter's dog Cambie
(Picture: Claire Eaton-Rutter)

Social producer Elle Rudd’s dog Brodie thinks it should be all play and no work

Social producer Elle Rudd's dog Brodie thinks it should be all play and no work
Social Producer Elle Rudd’s dog Percy (Picture: Elle Rudd)

But his brother Brodie has got the ‘look smart, you’re working’ message

Elle Rudd's dog Brodie
Social producer Elle Rudd’s dog Brodie (Picture: Elle Rudd)

Jen Kaarlo says she does all the work while Celine does all the sleeping

Jen Kaarlo's Celine does all the sleeping
Jen Kaarlo says she does all the work while Celine does all the sleeping (Picture: Jen Kaarlo)

Honey is also sleeping on the job

Honey is also sleeping on the job
Affi Parvizi-Wayne’s dog Honey (Picture: Affi Parvizi-Wayne)

Alexa Cobbold’s dog Betty is hard at it

Alexa Cobbold's dog Betty is hard at it
(Picture: Alexa Cobbold)

Vinnie ready for that video call

Vinnie ready for that video call
(Picture: Kate Leach)

Ivy Valentine is keeping Emily Lavinia company

Ivy Valentine is keeping Emily Lavinia company
(Picture: Emily Lavinia)

Tali Osen’s dog Maisie is another afternoon nap fan

Tali Osen's dog Maisie is another afternoon nap fan

Beth Nicholson’s dog Ira standing guard

Beth Nicholson's dog Ira standing guard
(Picture: Beth Nicholson)

Is your dog helping you as you work from home during the coronavirus pandemic? Send your pictures to [email protected]

An inexpensive and easy summer treat for dogs: Cut up apples in chicken broth and freeze in an ice cube tray.

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