ernie & susie
age: 7 years old.
favourite treat: Cheese.
favourite cuddles: Having his tummy tickled.
favourite game: Chasing a ball.
what gets their tail wagging most? The word “Walkies”.
what job do ernie and susie do? I work in marketing for an insurance company and Ernie is my assistant who makes sure I get all of my jobs ticked off my to do list.
what was their first day in the office like? As we have been working from home, Ernie hasn’t been into the office, however he loves having me at home keeping him company.
how often does ernie go to the office? Ernie works with me 3 days a week and then he goes off to doggie day care the other days where he meets up with his friends.
what is ernie's favourite thing to do in the office? Snuggle on the sofa whilst Susie is busy working.
does ernie like sharing his office space? Ernie has been very happy sharing the office space if it means I get to stay at home, however he still doesn’t quite get ‘personal space’ yet and likes to flump next to me.
other than you (of course) who is ernie's favourite colleague? Other than me Ernie’s favourite colleague is his little brother Frank who is a 6-year-old Dachshund Jack Russel Cross. However, as we are all working from home Ernie has met a few colleagues by surprise over Microsoft Teams, which he was delighted about.
how has having ernie at work improved the working environment? Having the pups at home has had a huge impact on how I work. They have helped me feel more relaxed with tackling some big projects as well as motivate me to keep trying.
does ernie ever get up to mischief/any embarrassing office stories? Ernie loves to keep an eye out for any delivery drivers who could possibly disrupt my workflow, so he likes to pre warn me there is going to be someone knocking at the door.
paws in home bonus question! how is ernie coping with the UK on lockdown? He has loved lockdown; Ernie is a very people orientated pup and has been so happy having me home every day.
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