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Secretary Zinke announces 'doggy days' for Interior Department






The Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the only national park in the United States with working dogs, according to the Department of the Interior. Photo: National Park Service

It's National Puppy Day and Secretary Ryan Zinke is making good on his pledge to make the Department of the Interior a more dog-friendly workplace.

Zinke, who brought his dog Ragnar to Interior on his first day of work on March 2, is announcing "Doggy Days" at the department, The Washington Post reports. Employees at headquarters in D.C. will be allowed to bring their furry friends to the office on two Fridays in May and September..

"In celebration of #NationalPuppyDay I'm announcing Doggy Days at @Interior to boost staff morale and lower stress," Zinke wrote on Twitter on Thursday.

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