Company is offering a $47,000 salary for 'Chief Puppy Officer'

omg 20/07/2021

Have you always wondered if the perfect job was out there for you? Perhaps all that time working from home has made you realise you work better with animals than people?

Say no more.

Online UK pet gift shop, Yappy.com, is on the hunt for a 'chief puppy officer' to look after employees' dogs while they work, offering a pro-rata £24,000 ($47,000 NZD) salary.

The job description for Chief Puppy Officer includes "playing with our dogs and ensuring they’re entertained and stimulated, to tickling tummies, offering endless strokes and catering for their every need, it’s essential that the hired CPO is prepared to offer puppy love on tap from 9 ‘til 5."

They describe the "pawfect person" would suitably be dog-obsessed, highly experienced at handling dogs, and will be able to work with the office dogs to provide market research on various Yappy products they're testing.

The job, which is based in Manchester, is open until 31 August and can be applied for here.