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  • Cheryl Cole

10 dog-friendly Vancouver companies hiring in November

Looking for a new career opportunity? These local companies all let you bring your dog to the office.


Are you ready for a career change?


Job hunting in 2020 can seem more than a little daunting, but good news is that there are lots of Vancouver companies hiring right now, and even better news, many of them are dog-friendly!


If you're one of the many dog owners feeling reluctant to go back to leaving their pups alone after spending most of the year working from home, then you're in luck.


These 10 Vancouver companies hiring this month all welcome you to bring your dog to work.


1. MightyHive


MightyHive is a leading data and digital media consultancy that helps marketers take control. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, has teams in 19 countries and 24 cities around the world - including Vancouver. They are currently looking to grow their team and are hiring for a number of roles in their Downtown Vancouver office.


Jobs: Currently hiring for 4 positions in the Account Management division. See full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Dog-friendly office out of the Vancouver Seymour WeWork Location as well as the option to work remotely, so you will never have to leave your pup behind.



2. Trupanion


Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America with a mission to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. Trupanion offers perks for employees and their pets, including hundreds of discounts on technology, travel, automotive needs, pet care, health clubs and more.



Jobs: Currently hiring for multiple roles including Part-Time Office Administrator, Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Check out the full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Trupanion offers a casual, and pet-friendly environment with, as they state on their website, 'So. Many. Doggos.' Your pets can join you in the workplace, and there's even a free on-site dog walking service!


3. Dapper Labs


Dapper Labs uses the power of play to deliver blockchain-based experiences that are made for you and ready for the real world. The Vancouver-based company builds products tailored to the user and ensures that items of value to you are decentralized.

Jobs: Currently 13 open positions, including Customer Experience Representative

Data Scientist, Lead Frontend Engineer, Senior Marketing Specialist/Lead and Senior Technical Artist. Check out full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Currently working remotely due to the pandemic, their job listings state that when workers return to their Great Northern Way office space, they can meet the many furry friends of their dog-friendly office!


4. Launchtrip


Launchtrip is a global event travel tech company with offices in New York and Vancouver. Their team is made up of talented specialists spanning across travel, technology and lifestyle spaces who believe in building smart applications that grow with the needs of every user.


Jobs: Currently hiring for a Technical Lead and Full Stack Developer to join their Vancouver team.


Dog Policy: Launchtrip offers the choice to work remotely, or to come into their spacious dog-friendly office where pups are always allowed.



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5. Article


Recently named one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, Article is a digital-first furniture brand that doesn't have brick and mortar stores, but they do have a dog-friendly Vancouver office and lots of open positions right now. Article is on the lookout for incredible people to become Particles (people of Article) and help them reinvent the furniture industry.


Jobs: Currently 17 open positions in Product, Tech, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain and Logistics.


Dog Policy: Their job listings highlight a dog-friendly office, stating, "We love our dog friends here at Article. If you have a well-behaved, well-socialized pup, we’d love to have them in the office too."



6. Novus Entertainment


Novus is a local company who has been providing high quality, affordable Fibre Optic Internet, TV and Phone services to Metro Vancouver since 1996.


Specializing in exclusive high rise buildings for over 20 years in Downtown Vancouver, Novus has expanded its fibre optic network throughout Metro Vancouver including Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Coquitlam, New Westminster and North Vancouver, and is looking for new talent to join its dog-friendly team.


Jobs: Currently hiring for a Customer Care & Technical Support Representative. Junior Network Administrator, Communication Construction Technician, Installation Technician and Sales Representative. See full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Own a dog? Novus welcomes you to bring your furry friend to their dog-friendly headquarters in Vancouver.


7. Keywords Studio


Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and headquartered in Dublin, Keywords now has over 50 studios located across Europe, North America, South America and Asia., and the team are hiring for various roles in their Burnaby office.


Jobs: Multiple job openings including Associate Quality Engineer and Technical Artist. Check out the full job listings here.


Dog Policy: WFH options are available during the pandemic, and the Burnaby office is a dog-friendly environment and welcomes your pups to join you at work - and you can also make use of the 2 onsite dog parks!



8. Lighthouse Labs

Created in 2013 by a team of software developers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Lighthouse Labs with a mission to continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way tech education is delivered.


The company has introduced over 20,000 Canadians to the practice of coding and launched 1,000+ graduates into careers as professional developers and is currently hiring in their Downtown Vancouver office.


Jobs: Currently 8 open positions in Human Resources, Education, Sales, Software and Career Services. See full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Lighthouse Lab's Vancouver campus is proudly dog-friendly.


9. RC Pet Products


Committed to creating innovative, fashionable and functional pet products, RC Pet Products offers a dog-friendly office, amazing product discounts for employees, and you're guaranteed to be surrounded by fellow dog lovers as their job listings state that you must love dogs to work there!




Jobs: Currently hiring for an Operations Manager, Accounts Receivable Specialist and an Intermediate Accountant.


Dog Policy: Their website states that they welcome furry friends into the work place and have even had cubicles designed to allow them to come with you every day (acknowledging sometimes they need days off too.) They also give them lots of opportunity to be the best outfitted dog throughout the year with product discounts and gift cards to use for new product releases.


10. Platinum Pro-Claim Restoration


Experts in fire and water/flooding restoration, PPCR offers 24/7 emergency service and has more than three decades of combined experience working in the industry, delivering exceptional services to residents and business owners in the Vancouver area.


The company makes it very clear on their website, and social media, that they are huge dog lovers, so it's no surprise that their Surrey office is dog-friendly!


Jobs: Currently seeking a Project Coordinator and a Full Service Technician to join their team in Surrey, and have a General Application for those interested in joining the team. Check out their full job listings here.


Dog Policy: Their website is full of cute dog photos and states multiple times that they love dogs. Their site states that "Every day is puppy therapy day – all our furry friends are welcome at the office to hang out. Why? Because we love dogs. Did we mention we love dogs?"


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