On Thursday, as part of a conversation about dogs, my employer said “we should have a dog in the office”. I said “Okay, I will bring Lucy in tomorrow.” And I did. It was a lot of fun to have her there, but there were enough anxieties associated with it that it wasn’t the unalloyed joy I was hoping for. Most office space leases do not allow animals so I was worried that building management would see her. And I was worried there may be someone who has issues with dogs. But Lucy was super well behaved and those that like dogs liked having her around. Still, I don’t think I will do it again.