Can I Bring My Dog to Work?

Dear Cubicle Coach: I have a precious little teacup dog who doesn't bother anyone and can fit in my purse. Can I bring her to work with me?

Dear Dog Lover: The Coach once had a boss who brought his flatulent golden retriever to meetings. Turns out it was a highly effective management technique: No one could stand the aroma for more than 10 minutes, so the boss's agenda was rammed through. That said, most companies prohibit pooches on the floor, because they're disruptive and unsanitary. Unless you're the wife of an Upper East Side industrialist or appear regularly in the pages of Life & Style Weekly, your mini dog stays home.

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