How about having cats and dogs as colleagues?

Online retailer RunwaySale has turned its workspace into a more stress free work environment by allowing pets in the office.

CEO Karl Hammerschmidt says having these four-legged colleagues has added more value to the company as well as boosting staff morale.

There's certainly a good vibe in the office having all the pets running around...

Karl Hammerschmidt, CEO

It has added a lot of joy and happiness to the team. Anyone who has seen two puppies tugging would agree that's good energy for the team.

Karl Hammerschmidt, CEO

If you have people who are happy and productive as well as adding a huge amount of productivity to the company, finding ways to increase that productivity is going to add more value to the company.

Karl Hammerschmidt, CEO

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