Amazon dog culture in Seattle
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Canine co-workers at Amazon in Seattle

Lauren Lee , left, and Agata Skora with their dogs, Emmy and Manu, head up the elevator for a day of work with their owners at Amazon in Seattle.

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Dogs at Amazon are greeted by receptionist Shayla Gardner, right, who said she goes through a 20-pound box of dog treats a week.

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An image of a cat at a reception desk is as close to a cat as you’ll get at Amazon.

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Charlie rests on owner Michelle Potvin’s lap while she works.

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Employees and their dogs meet on the stairway during a lunch break.

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Agata Skora plays with her dog Manu and his buddy Emmy.

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People and dogs near Amazon in Seattle.

 

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Dogs play on the 16th floor in a dog park at Amazon.

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Kate Kulaga, a legal assistant at Amazon, and her dog Roo.

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Luyi Yang, a development engineer at Amazon, plays with her dog in a dog park adjacent to the Amazon Spheres in Seattle.

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A dog fashion show.

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Christina Chao orders food for her Corgis, Max, 2, and Dory, 3, at Just Food for Dogs in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. 

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Brenda Bryan, a marketing assistant at the Downtown Dog Lounge in Seattle, pushes a large plastic dog named Mercerdog to a location that will be disclosed on Instagram. Amazon gives her a schedule of where she can set Mercerdog for the day for a promotional game called #wheresmercerdog. People and dogs who find Mercerdog in person are rewarded with dog treats. Every week Mercerdog dons a different outfit. 

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A worker cleans up during Dog Fest in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

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Coach, who has his own Instagram page, beams after winning first place in the Dog Fest fashion show.

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Jason Loper, handler and pooch nanny, tends to dogs at the Downtown Dog Lounge in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle.

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Chelsea Johnson, a dog groomer at the Downtown Dog Lounge.

 

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Manasi Desai gives Lily a hug.

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Hattie Randal, who works on the tech team at Amazon Go, pets Bansky.

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