BOSTON (CBS) – Governor Deval Patrick brought his dog to work Friday at the State House.
The dog, Toby, was seen in the Governor’s Office in a picture posted to Patrick’s official Twitter account Friday afternoon.READ MORE: It Happens Here: Learning To Play Polo, ‘The Game of Kings’, In Georgetown
The caption to the picture read “Toby makes an appearance in the Governor’s office for #takeyourdogtoworkday!”READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
June 21 marks “Take Your Dog to Work Day” for dog owners, a tradition first celebrated in 1999.MORE NEWS: Hiker Spots Rare Five-Foot Timber Rattlesnake In Blue Hills Reservation
According takeyourdog.com, the event was first started to by the group Pet Sitter’s International, as a way to “celebrate the great companions dogs make.”