Interior Department staff can bring dogs to work

Posted at 6:30 AM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 07:56:00-04

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke wants to bring more joy to his workplace.

He's allowing staff members to bring their dogs to work two days this year. Zinke posted a picture of his dog after making the announcement.

Workers can bring their dogs to work May 5 and September 1. 

Zinke says the reason for the pilot program is studies show dogs in the office can improve productivity and reduce stress levels.