Of those who have pet friendly offices, 38 per cent purchased pet beds which topped the list for most purchased pet item in the office, closely followed by food bowls, blankets and pet treats.
What’s more, 23 per cent of pet owners invest in soft furnishings such as cushions and toys to enable pets to relax and unwind in a busy office environment. With 20 per cent of Brits having scratching posts and climbers to keep their feline friends entertained in the office.
A survey has revealed that British pet owners spend an average of £143 per year furnishing and decorating their office space to accommodate their furry friends. This comes following recent reports that – as a nation – Brits spend a total of £1,150 on pets each year. Therefore, there is no surprise that pets are living the life of luxury in UK offices, with 1 in 3 pet owners purchasing furniture for their office pets.