halloumi & clare
age: 3 years.
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favourite treat: Literally anything he can get his paws on.
favourite cuddles: Snuggled on your lap or hogging your pillow.
favourite game: Playing tug, barking at the wind, farting.
what gets their tail wagging most? Everything – cuddles, playing, when you come home, when the postman comes, when he’s having a good old bark at nothing.
what job do halloumi and clare do? Clare works as an Employee Wellbeing Specialist. She works with organisations to help them develop and embed wellbeing strategies that lead to happier, healthier and more productive workforces. Halloumi just makes people happy by turning up!
what was their first day in the office like? When Clare started her own business, she had to convert the dog’s bedroom into an office, so Halloumi and his doggy siblings were a bit confused to what was going on. But now they all happily sleep away while Clare works on emails and bark when she’s on calls!
how often does halloumi go to the office? As Clare works from home, Halloumi and his siblings are chilling in the office every day.
what is halloumi's favourite thing to do in the office? Fart.
does halloumi like sharing his office space? Halloumi loves the company and he will get as cuddled up under Clare’s chair as possible, so he is more than happy to share his space!
other than you (of course) who is halloumi's favourite colleague? Halloumi’s favourite colleagues are his siblings Marula (the greyhound) and Bobotie (the Corgipoo).
how has having halloumi at work improved the working environment? Having 3 dogs asleep at your feet when you are working reminds you to slow down and take a moment to be mindful. They also never fail to make you smile!
does halloumi ever get up to mischief/any embarrassing office stories? Halloumi and his siblings like to interrupt video calls by barking hysterically and all running out of the room in a stampede.
paws in home bonus question! how is halloumi coping with the UK on lockdown? Halloumi and his siblings are loving it – they love having all the humans around all the time. It will be when we can go out a bit more that they might not be so impressed!
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