Dress up with your real best friend your dog this Halloween

Dog costumes > people costumes. Image: pexels Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Couples costumes are serious business. They signify the depth of your bond, your sense of humor about the relationship, and which pop culture touchstones you share. Instead of putting all that pressure on your significant other, you can dress up with your ride-or-die instead — your dog. SEE ALSO: Star Wars Halloween costumes for your pet Thankfully pet stores already know that the human/pet costume combo is a winning one. These dynamic duos are guaranteed to make you and your pup the best dressed at any Halloween party. Yoda and Luke  Strap your best friend on your back like Luke did with Yoda in the swamps of Dagobah. You can get a Luke Skywalker costume with the classic tunic, but if you really want to be […] Read more »

Pet dogs are the new must-have accessory at the smarter office

Companies are using animal magnetism to reduce stress in the workplace and hang on to staff After a half-hour walk to work each morning, Joy likes to grab a drink and head to her desk where she promptly curls up underneath it and has a nap. Joy is an eight-month-old golden retriever and she goes to the office with her owner, Carol DuPuis. These days, especially at tech companies, youre as likely to find a dog in the office as you are a pot plant or watercooler. For startups particularly, allowing dogs is an easy, cheap way of attracting and retaining millennials, on top of the free snacks, pinball machines and gym membership. The Google code of conduct states affection for our canine friends is an integral facet of our corporate culture. At Amazon, around 2,000 employees have registered their pets at its headquarters in Seattle so they can take […] Read more »