Searching for a new career opportunity? These companies all welcome your pups in their offices.
As restrictions continue to ease and a gradual return to the office begins, if you're dreading leaving you dog home alone, we get it.
With the rise in pandemic pups also came a rise in dogs suffering from separation anxiety after 18 months of being by our sides every day.
Luckily, there are many companies out there who understand how important our furry friends are to us, and have made their office spaces dog friendly. So if you're looking for a career change, these 9 dog-friendly Vancouver companies all welcome your dogs to join you at the office, with many also offering remote working, or a combination of both - and they are all hiring now.
1. Woof Concept
Founded in 2016, Woof Concept started inside a small 150 square foot garage in Vancouver and now has customers from every continent and a growing retail distribution network across Canada, United States, Chile, Singapore, South Korea and Australia.
Inspired by a rescue pup named Pedro, Woof Concept Products is a premium pet lifestyle brand that manufactures high-end pet products - and they are hiring in their dog-friendly office right now.
Jobs: Currently hiring for Junior Content Creator and Territory Sales Brand Manager. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their Richmond office is a pet-friendly environment that welcomes you to bring your dogs to work with you everyday.
Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique founded in Vancouver in 1984 with almost 100 boutiques across North America. The popular Canadian company is currently looking for new team members to join its Vancouver office, and you won't have to leave your pup behind.
Jobs: Currently several open positions in departments including Communications, Ecommerce and Product. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: One of the job perks listed by Aritzia is its dog-friendly Vancouver office, where you're invited to bring your best friend to work.
Founded in 2015, PawSwap is a Vancouver-based pet app that makes finding dog-friendly locations easier than ever, and is the company behind OhMyDog!. Dogs are a huge part of the PawSwap team, and they are company looking for 2 new dog-loving team members. Jobs: Currently looking for an Operations Specialist who will be responsible for the management of workflow throughout all departments, as well as a Drupal Developer. Find the full job listings here.
Dog Policy: PawSwap's story began with founder and dog mom Aliya, who understood the guilt of saying goodbye to her dog Russell before leaving for work. PawSwap has a remote working policy meaning you never have to leave your dog behind to come into the office - problem solved!
TallGrass is the leading omnichannel expert taking care of everything from sales, marketing, and distribution, to regulatory and ecommerce – to grow brand’s sales in Canada. The Mount Pleasant-based company partner with Canadian retailers, health care professionals and ecommerce platforms to reach natural consumers.
Jobs: Currently hiring for a Senior Graphic Designer and a Junior Accountant. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: According to the company's website, dogs make people happy (we couldn't agree more!), so they have a dog-friendly Mount Pleasant office.
Founded in 2011 and focusing on quality and contemporary design, Rove Concepts is a high end, online mid-century modern furniture business located in the heart of Vancouver, in Fairview. Ready to take its brand local, this popular local company loves dogs, and is hiring for multiple positions right now.
Jobs: Currently 5 open positions in Creative and Concierge roles, including an Intermediate Graphic Designer and Director of Contact Centre Operations. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Starting as a team of three hard-working and determined individuals and a dog named Teddy; Rove Concepts loves dogs and one of the job benefits offered is pet-friendly office space.
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. Creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords, their r mission is to simplify and automate the rental process to make it less stressful and more efficient - and they love
Jobs: Currently 5 open positions including Intermediate Frontend Developer, Project and/or Product Manager and Senior UX/UI Designer. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: You can bring your dog to work in a bright and spacious open office space along Vancouver Seawall as MachoBear welcomes all four-legged friends. There is also the option to start remotely during the pandemic.
Recently named one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, Article is a digital-first furniture brand that doesn't have brick and mortar stores, but they do have a dog-friendly Vancouver office and lots of open positions right now.
Jobs: Currently over 30 open positions in Finance, Tech, Supply Chain, Retail, Warehouse and Fulfillment, Creative and Operations. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their job listings highlight: “A dog-friendly office. We love our dog friends here at Article. If you have a well-behaved, well-socialized pup, we’d love to have them in the office too."
Founded in 2018 by 3 Vancouverites, Vessi is known for creating the first 100% waterproof sneaker, perfect for the many rainy days in the city. The successful start-up is currently looking for 7 new team members to join it's dog-friendly Yaletown office.
Jobs: Currently 7 open positions in Marketing and Finance. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Flexibility to work remotely and from a new dog-friendly office in Yaletown, so you won't need to leave your pup behind.
First opened in 1986 as a Fine Rugs and Furniture store in South Granville, Vancouver, Moe's is a retailer and wholesaler known for its modern and contemporary furniture and home decor, and its growing internationally, with two major USA showrooms and more to come. This family institution is currently hiring across multiple divisions in their dog-friendly Vancouver head office.
Jobs: Currently 5 open positions in Retail, Technology, Product, Content and Data, and Planning See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Moe's offers a casual and dog-friendly office - check out one of their cute office dogs above! Employees are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.